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Name: Hell Gate Light  

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

Location: Hell Gate Passage, East River, Long Island Sound.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand
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The original tower at this location was the tallest iron-skeleton lighthouse ever built at 255 feet. It was replaced by a wooden lighthouse after just four years of service.

Description of Tower: 1884: 255-foot Square pyramidal iron skeletal tower. c.1888: Square pyramidal wooden tower.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1884

Date Deactivated: ?


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