Stony Point (Henderson) Light

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Stony Point Lighthouse
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Stony Point (Henderson) Light is located in New York
Stony Point (Henderson) Light
Coordinates 43°50′22″N 76°17′54″W / 43.83944°N 76.29833°W / 43.83944; -76.29833Coordinates: 43°50′22″N 76°17′54″W / 43.83944°N 76.29833°W / 43.83944; -76.29833
Year first lit 1869
Automated 1950
Deactivated 1945
Construction Brick
Tower shape Square
Markings / pattern White w/ Black Lantern
Height 73 feet (22 m)
Original lens Fourth Order Fresnel lens
ARLHS number USA-814 [1]

The Stony Point (Henderson) Light is a lighthouse on the shore of Lake Ontario near Henderson Bay in New York. The site was established in 1826, and the original lighthouse was lit in 1869. The light and attached keeper's quarters are currently privately owned. A new light was built in 1945, and it was automated in 1950. This light is maintained by the US Coast Guard. The site is not open to the public.[2]

History[edit]

Stony Point (Henderson) Light is listed as one of New York's Historic Light Stations.[3]

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Further reading[edit]

  • U.S. Coast Guard. Historically Famous Lighthouses (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1957).
  • Wright, Larry and Wright, Patricia. Great Lakes Lighthouses Encyclopedia Hardback (Erin: Boston Mills Press, 2006) ISBN 1-55046-399-3

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