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CEDAR ISLAND LIGHT (OLD)

State: NEW YORK
Location: SAG HARBOR / GARDINERS BAY / LONG ISLAND
Nearest City: SAG HARBOR
County: SUFFOLK
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1839



Photo courtesy of Ted Smith, 2002
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1868
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1934
  • Automated: 1934
  • Foundation Materials: MASONRY PIER
  • Construction Materials: GRANITE
  • Markings/Patterns: UNPAINTED GRANITE
  • Shape: SQUARE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height: 40
  • Original Optic: SIXTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1855
  • Present Optic: MOVED TO BREAKWATER LIGHT
  • Year Present Lens Installed: 1934
  • Height of Focal Plane: 44
  • 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: STEEL SKELETAL ON BREAKWATER
  • Tower Height: 15
  • Height of Focal Plane:
  • Current Optic:
Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Fog Signal Type: BELL (LOST)
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1868
  • Number of Stories: 2
  • Architectural Style: L-SHAPE/INTEGRAL TO TOWER
  • Construction Materials: GRANITE
Other Structures:

Current Use: PLANS FOR PRESERVATION
Owner/Manager: SUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PARKS

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

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

Miscellaneous:
MARCH 2002, LONG ISLAND CHAPTER OF THE U.S. LIGHTHOUSE SOCIETY AND SUFFOLK COUNTY PARKS DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO PRESERVE LIGHTHOUSE



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