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CUMBERLAND HEAD LIGHT (OLD)

State: NEW YORK
Location: LAKE CHAMPLAIN / CUMBERLAND BAY
Nearest City: PLATTSBURG
County: CLINTON
U.S.C.G. District: 9
Year Station Established: 1838


Cumberland Head Light (Old)
Photo courtesy Ted Smith
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1868
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1934
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: CONCRETE/LIMESTONE
  • Construction Materials: LIMESTONE
  • Markings/Patterns: NATURAL
  • Shape: CONICAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height:
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1856
  • Present Optic:
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane:
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? YES
  • Year Tower Constructed: 1934
  • Type: RED STEEL SKELETAL ON CONCRETE CRIB
  • Tower Height: 50
  • Height of Focal Plane: 55
  • Current Optic: AEROBEACON
Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1868
  • Number of Stories: 2
  • Architectural Style: MODIFIED
  • Construction Materials: GRANITE
Other Structures:

Current Use: PRIVATE HOME

Owner/Manager: PRIVATE OWNER

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: NONE; Reference # 0
Name of Listing:
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:



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