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WINDMILL POINT LIGHT (OLD)

State: VERMONT
Location: LAKE CHAMPLAIN
Nearest City: ALBURG
County: GRAND ISLE
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1830


Windmill Point Light (Old)
Photo by Jeremy D'Entremont
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1858
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated:
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: SURFACE ROCK
  • Construction Materials: BLUE LIMESTONE
  • Markings/Patterns: NATURAL W/ORANGE LANTERN
  • Shape: OCTAGONAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height: 40
  • Original Optic: SIXTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1858
  • Present Optic: 300 MM
  • Year Present Lens Installed: 2002
  • Height of Focal Plane: 52
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? YES
  • Year Tower Constructed:
  • Type: BLACK STEEL SKELETAL
  • Tower Height:
  • Height of Focal Plane:
  • Current Optic:
Existing Sound Signal Building? UNKNOWN

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1858
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style: ATTACHED BY PASSAGEWAY
  • Construction Materials: GRANITE
Other Structures:

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/PRIVATE RESIDENCE

Owner/Manager: PRIVATE OWNER

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 AUGUST 7, 2002



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