EXECUTION ROCKS

Year Established:
1850
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:
WEST END LONG ISLAND SOUND
Latitude:
40° 52.7'
Longitude:
73° 44.3'
City / Town:
NEW ROCHELLE
U.S. State:
New York
Location County:
NASSAU
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
No
Light List Data:
  1. EXECUTION ROCKS
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1850
Tower Construction Material:
GRANITE W/BRICK LINING
Tower Foundation:
DRESSED STONE/TIMBER
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
55 feet above water
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
47 feet
Tower Shape:
CONICAL
Tower Daymark:
White
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1867
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
GRANITE
Other Structures:
CONCRETE DOCK; CONCRETE OIL HOUSE (CA. 1910) AND RADIO BEACON DESTROYED IN 1992 STORM

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
APRB-251, SOLAR POWERED
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1856
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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