Point Aux Roches Light

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Point Aux Roches Light
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Point Aux Roches Light
Point Aux Roches Light is located in New York
Point Aux Roches Light
LocationLake Champlain, North of Plattsburgh, New York
Coordinates44°47′58″N 73°21′38″W / 44.79944°N 73.36056°W / 44.79944; -73.36056Coordinates: 44°47′58″N 73°21′38″W / 44.79944°N 73.36056°W / 44.79944; -73.36056
Year first lit1858
Deactivated1989
FoundationLimestone Blocks
ConstructionBlue limestone block
Tower shapeOctagonal
Markings / patternNatural
Tower height15 metre Edit this on Wikidata
Focal height59 feet (18 m)
Original lensSixth Order Fresnel lens
Current lens9.8 inches (250 mm)
Fog signalNone
ARLHS numberUSA-614 [1]

Point Aux Roches Light, sometimes referred to as Pointe Au Roches or Point Au Roches, is a lighthouse on Lake Champlain in New York. It is just north of Point Au Roches State Park.

The Coast Guard sold the property in the 1930s. It is a private residence now.

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External links[edit]

  • Lighthouse Friends site
  • "Historic Light Station Information and Photography: New York". United States Coast Guard Historian's Office.
  • National Park Service Historic Lighthouses
  • NPS Point Aux Roches