OLD FIELD POINT

Year Established:
1824
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1908
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
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LOCATION

Location:
LONG ISLAND NORTH SHORE
Latitude:
40° 58'
Longitude:
73° 7'
City / Town:
OLD FIELD VILLAGE
U.S. State:
New York
Location County:
SUFFOLK
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. OLD FIELD POINT
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1933-1991
Year Tower Established:
1869
Tower Construction Material:
WOOD TOWER ON GRANITE HOUSE
Tower Foundation:
STONE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
76
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
46
Tower Shape:
OCTAGONAL
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1869
Keeper's Quarters Style:
VICTORIAN GOTHIC REVIVAL
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
GRANITE
Other Structures:
1824 DWELLING, CISTERN IN BASEMENT OF TOWER, RADIOBEACON, 2-CAR 1960S WOOD FRAME GARAGE/SHOP, CEMENT BLOCK 1940S GENERATOR BLDG. NOW USED FOR STORAGE, FOUNDATIONS FOR 2 SKELETAL TOWERS USED BETWEEN 1933 AND 1991

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
FA-251
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1855
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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