Sodus Point Light
|Location||Off NY 14 at Sodus Bay, Lake Ontario, Sodus Point, New York|
|Year first constructed||1825|
|Year first lit||1871|
|Markings / pattern||Natural w/ black lantern|
|Height||45 feet (14 m)|
|Focal height||70 feet (21 m)|
|Original lens||Sixth order Fresnel lens|
Sodus Point Lighthouse
|Area||1 acre (0.40 ha)|
|NRHP reference #|||
|Added to NRHP||October 08, 1976|
|Heritage||place listed on the National Register of Historic Places|
Sodus Point Light is a lighthouse that was built on Sodus Point on Lake Ontario, New York. The lighthouse has been replaced by a modern skeleton tower. The lighthouse tower is a square, pyramidal cast iron tower on a concrete and stone pier. It is white with red trim. There is a 2 1⁄2 story limestone keepers quarters that was built in 1871, which is currently used as a museum. The lighthouse is owned by the Town of Sodus Point, New York. There is a long term lease with the Sodus Bay Historical Society to manage the lighthouse. The lighthouse is on the National Register of Historic Places, with reference #76001288, as Sodus Point Lighthouse. The pier and shore light served simultaneously from 1834 until 1901. The dwelling was used by the Coast Guard as housing until 1984. There is a 3 1⁄2 order Fresnel lens on display.
- "Historic Light Station Information and Photography: New York". United States Coast Guard Historian's Office.
- ARLHS World List of Lights
- National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- Official Site of the Sodus Bay Historical Society
- Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum - official site
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