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Cedar Island Light

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Year first constructed  1839
Automated  1934
Foundation  Masonry pier
Opened  1868
Construction  Granite
Materials  Masonry, Granite
Year first lit  1839
Deactivated  1934
Height  9.1 m
Area  6,070 m²
Architectural style  Italianate architecture
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Location  Cedar Point County Park, Sag Harbor, Gardiners Bay, Long Island
Similar  Cedar Point County P, Cold Spring Harbor Li, Little Gull Island Light, Orient Long Beach Ba, North Dumpling Light

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Cedar Island Light is a lighthouse in Cedar Point County Park in East Hampton, New York. It overlooks Gardiners Bay.

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Map of Cedar Island Light, Cedar Point Rd, East Hampton, NY 11937, USA

Cedar island lighthouse


History

The 40-foot (12 m) granite lighthouse was decommissioned in 1934 and replaced by an automatic light on a steel skeleton at breakwater. The lighthouse, built in the Italianate style, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Cultural

The Archives Center at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History has a collection (#1055) of souvenir postcards of lighthouses and has digitized 272 of these and made them available online. These include postcards of Cedar Island Light with links to customized nautical charts provided by National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration.

References

Cedar Island Light Wikipedia


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