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STATEN ISLAND (RANGE REAR) LIGHT

State: NEW YORK
Location: RICHMOND HILL / STATEN ISLAND
Nearest City: RICHMONDTOWN
County: RICHMOND
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1909


Staten Island (Range Rear) Light
NPS photo by Ralph Eshelman, 1995
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1912
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: GREY LIMESTONE
  • Construction Materials: YELLOW BRICK
  • Markings/Patterns: NATURAL
  • Shape: OCTAGONAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 90
  • Original Optic: SECOND ORDER RANGE
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: SECOND ORDER
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 231
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? UNKNOWN
  • Fog Signal Type: NONE
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed:
  • Number of Stories:
  • Architectural Style:
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
Other Structures:

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

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

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: DETERMINED ELIGIBLE; Reference # 0
Name of Listing:
On State List/Inventory? YES; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
REAR RANGE TO WEST BANK LIGHT



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