Dunkirk Light

Dunkirk Harbor, Dunkirk, New York

Automated light tower with a 3rd order Fresnel lens

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Lighthouse Keeper's Quarters

The light can be seen behind the house.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning May 2018

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Description 

The light is still in service under the control of the US Coast Guard. The rest of the property is manned by volunteers who give tours, for a nominal fee, to the general public.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 19, 1984
Reference number
84002067
Architectural style
Victorian: Stick/Eastlake
Areas of significance
Engineering; Transportation
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Water-related; Coast guard facility
Current functions
Water-related; Coast guard facility
Period of significance
1875-1899
Significant years
1875; 1876
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 5

Update Log 

  • May 30, 2018: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett
  • May 27, 2018: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated status and added photos

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