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EXECUTION ROCKS LIGHT

State: NEW YORK
Location: WEST END LONG ISLAND SOUND
Nearest City: NEW ROCHELLE
County: NASSAU
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1850



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1850
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1979
  • Foundation Materials: DRESSED STONE/TIMBER
  • Construction Materials: GRANITE W/BRICK LINING
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE WITH BROWN BAND MIDWAY
  • Shape: CONICAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height: 60
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1856
  • Present Optic: APRB-251, SOLAR POWERED
  • Year Present Lens Installed: 1993
  • Height of Focal Plane: 62
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Fog Signal Type: HORN/ORIG. BELL, TRUMPET, AIR SIREN
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1867
  • Number of Stories: 2.5
  • Architectural Style:
  • Construction Materials: GRANITE
Other Structures: CONCRETE DOCK; CONCRETE OIL HOUSE (CA. 1910) AND RADIOBEACON DESTROYED IN 1992 STORM

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: DETERMINED ELIGIBLE; Reference # 0
Name of Listing:
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
DESIGNED BY ALEXANDER PARRIS



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