SODUS POINT OLD

Year Established:
1837
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1901
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2009
Photo Credit:
Thomas Tag
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society Archive
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
SODUS BAY/LAKE ONTARIO
Latitude:
43° 16'26"
Longitude:
76°59'12"
City / Town:
SODUS POINT
U.S. State:
New York
Location County:
WAYNE
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

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

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1901
Year Tower Established:
1871
Tower Construction Material:
LIMESTONE
Tower Foundation:
NATURAL/EMPLACED
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
70 FT ABOVE WATER
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
70
Tower Shape:
SQUARE
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1871
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
LIMESTONE
Other Structures:
DEMOLISHED 1939 (COMBINED LAUNDRY/2 CAR GARAGE ERECTED 1939)

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Current Optic:
THIRD AND HALF ORDER
Original Optic Type:
SIXTH ORDER
Year Original Lens Installed:
1871
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Comments:

Also sometimes called Big Sodus Lighthouse.


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