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NORTH DUMPLING LIGHT

State: NEW YORK
Location: FISHERS ISLAND SOUND
Nearest City: FISHERS ISLAND
County: SUFFOLK
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1849


North Dumpling Light
1996 photo by Robert J. Beyus
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1871
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1959
  • Automated: 1959
  • Foundation Materials: WOOD PILINGS/STONE
  • Construction Materials: BRICK/WOOD SHINGLE
  • Markings/Patterns: NATURAL W/WHITE LANTERN
  • Shape: OCTAGONAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 31
  • Original Optic: FIFTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1871
  • Present Optic: 300 MM
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 60
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? YES
  • Year Constructed:
  • Construction Materials:
  • Architectural Style:
  • Fog Signal Type: HORN/ORIG. BELL
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES (REMODELED 1980)
  • Year Constructed: 1871
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style: FRENCH 2ND EMPIRE
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
Other Structures: PIER, BOATHOUSE

Current Use: PRIVATE RESIDENCE

Owner/Manager: PRIVATE OWNER W/USCG ACCESS TO OPTIC(?)

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

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

Miscellaneous:
LIGHT RETURNED TO OLD TOWER AND SKELETAL TOWER DISMANTLED



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