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Point Aux Roches Light

Point Aux Roches Light
Point Aux Roches Light
Location Lake Champlain, North of Plattsburgh, New York
Coordinates 47|58|N|73|21|38|W| name=


Year first lit 1858
Deactivated 1989
Foundation Limestone Blocks
Construction Blue limestone block
Tower shape Octagonal
Markings / pattern Natural
Focal height 59 ft (18 m)
Original lens Sixth Order Fresnel lens
Current lens 250 mm
Fog signal None
ARLHS number USA-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.


External links

  • Lighthouse Friends site
  • National Park Service Historic Lighthouses
  • NPS Point Aux Roches

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