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ISLE LA MOTTE LIGHT (OLD)

State: VERMONT
Location: HERO ISLANDS / LAKE CHAMPLAIN
Nearest City: ISLE LA MOTTE
County: GRAND ISLE
U.S.C.G. District: 9
Year Station Established: 1829


Isle la Motte Light (Old)
Photo courtesy Ted Smith
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1881
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1933
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: CONCRETE CRIB
  • Construction Materials: CAST IRON PLATES
  • Markings/Patterns: FADED RED
  • Shape: CONICAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 25
  • Original Optic: SIXTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: 300 MM
  • Year Present Lens Installed: 2002
  • Height of Focal Plane: 46
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? YES
  • Year Tower Constructed: 1933
  • Type: BLACK STEEL SKELETAL ON CONCRETE CRIB
  • Tower Height:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 46
  • Current Optic: Year Installed:
Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Fog Signal Type: BELL
Existing Keepers Quarters? UNKNOWN
  • Year Constructed: 1881
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style: FARMHOUSE
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
Other Structures:

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/PRIVATE RESIDENCE

Owner/Manager: PRIVATE OWNER (OLD TOWER) / U.S. COAST GUARD (NEW TOWER)

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

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

Miscellaneous:
RELIT ON OCTOBER 5, 2002



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