Pages Rock Light
Undated photograph of Pages Rock Light (USCG)
|Location||Southwest of Blundering Point in the York River Northwest of Yorktown, Virginia|
|Year first lit||1893|
|Tower shape||hexagonal house|
|Height||43 feet (13 m)|
|Original lens||fourth-order Fresnel lens|
|Characteristic||white 6 sec flash with red sector|
This light was constructed in 1893, a late date for a screw-pile structure. The hexagonal house was prefabricated at Lazaretto Point in Baltimore and apparently had an unexciting career before its removal in 1967 as part of the general program of decommissioning screw pile lights in the bay.
- "Historic Light Station Information and Photography: Virginia". United States Coast Guard Historian's Office.
- Pages Rock Light, from the Chesapeake Chapter of the United States Lighthouse Society
- de Gast, Robert (1973). The Lighthouses of the Chesapeake. Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 153.