EATONS NECK

Year Established:
1799
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1908
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2009
Photo Credit:
George Doerner
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
EAST SIDE OF HUNTINGTON BAY ENTRANCE
Latitude:
40° 57.2'
Longitude:
73° 23.7'
City / Town:
HUNTINGTON
U.S. State:
New York
Location County:
SUFFOLK
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. EATONS NECK
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1799
Tower Construction Material:
FIELDSTONE W/BRICK LINING
Tower Foundation:
DRESSED STONE/TIMBER
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
144 feet above water
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
63 feet
Tower Shape:
OCTAGONAL PYRAMIDAL
Tower Daymark:
White
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
WOOD
Other Structures:
LIFESAVING STATION

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
THIRD ORDER, FRESNEL
Original Optic Type:
12 LAMPS, 13" REFLECTORS
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
Yes

Entered by:
t.wheeler
Entered Date:
Jul 21, 2017