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STEPPING STONES LIGHT

State: NEW YORK
Location: OUTER EDGE OF REEF / LONG ISLAND SOUND
Nearest City: KINGS POINT
County: NASSAU
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1877


Stepping Stones Light
U.S. Coast Guard photo
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1877
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1967
  • Foundation Materials: GRANITE/CONCRETE PIER
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
  • Markings/Patterns: RED BRICK/GRANITE TRIM, B/W LANTERN
  • Shape: SQUARE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 38
  • Original Optic: FIFTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1877
  • Present Optic: 300 MM
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 46
  • 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
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1877
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style: SECOND EMPIRE
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
Other Structures:

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

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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