STATUE of LIBERTY

Year Established:
1886
Existing:
Yes
Source:
Wikipedia
Download:
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Credit:
Ralph Eshelman
Photo Courtesy of:
US Lighthouse Society
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
BEDLOE ISLAND/NEW YORK HARBOR
Latitude:
40° 41.21'
Longitude:
74° 2.42'
City / Town:
JERSEY CITY
U.S. State:
New York
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. STATUE of LIBERTY
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1902
Year Tower Established:
1886
Tower Construction Material:
THIN COPPER SHEETS
Tower Foundation:
IRON FRAMEWORK
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
320
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
305
Tower Shape:
LADY LIBERTY
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Keeper's Quarters Style:
MEDITERANEAN
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
STUCCO
Other Structures:
2 OTHER KEEPERS

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
No
Original Optic Type:
9 ELECTRIC ARC LAMPS inside small Fresnel Lenses
Year Original Lens Installed:
1886
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

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