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Name: Barber's Point Light (NY)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Westport, New York, United States

Location: Southwestern shore of Lake Champlain.

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Photo: Ted Smith

Managing Organization:
Private owner

This lighthouse was replaced by an automated light on a skeletal tower in 1935.

Tower Height: 36

Height of Focal Plane: 83

Description of Tower: White, octagonal tower on roof of keeper's dwelling.

This light is not operational

Other Buildings?
Integral two story limestone and wood keeper's dwelling, garage.

Date Established: 1873

Date Present Tower Built: 1873

Date Deactivated: 1935

Optics: 1873: Fifth order Fresnel lens (removed).

Current Use: Private residence.

Open To Public? no

From Route 22 south of Westport, take Dudley Road toward Lake Champlain. Turn left at Barber Point Road and follow to its end. Keep in mind that the lighthouse is a private residence; do not enter the property.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places


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