Ogdensburg Harbor Light

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Ogdensburg Light
OGDENSBURG HARBOR LIGHTHOUSE, ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY, NY.jpg
Lighthouse in 1992
Ogdensburg Harbor Light is located in New York
Ogdensburg Harbor Light
Location Lighthouse Point, St.Lawrence River, Ogdensburg, New York
Coordinates 44°41′52″N 75°30′12″W / 44.69778°N 75.50333°W / 44.69778; -75.50333Coordinates: 44°41′52″N 75°30′12″W / 44.69778°N 75.50333°W / 44.69778; -75.50333
Year first constructed 1834
Year first lit 1900
Deactivated Yes
Construction Limestone
Tower shape Square
Markings / pattern White & Grey w/ Red Lantern
Height 65 feet (20 m)
ARLHS number

USA-562 [1]

Ogdensburg Harbor Lighthouse
NRHP Reference # 16000202[2]
Added to NRHP April 26, 2016

Ogdensburg Harbor Light is a privately owned lighthouse on the St. Lawrence River, listed on the National Park Service's Maritime Heritage Program as Lighthouse to visit. [3] and as one of New York's Historic Light Stations.[4] In 2016 it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[5]

History[edit]

An addition was made to the tower in 1900.

Cultural[edit]

The Archives Center at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History has a collection (#1055) of souvenir postcards of lighthouses and has digitized 272 of these and made them available online. These include postcards of Ogdensburg Harbor Light [6] with links to customized nautical charts provided by National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration.

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Further reading[edit]

Berger, Todd R., Lighthouses of the Great Lakes, (Stillwater, MN: Voyageur Press, 2002), pp. 145–146

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