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Name: Point Aux Roches Light  

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Also known as: Point Au Roche Light

Also known as: Point Au Roches Light

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

Location: Near La Roche Reef, Lake Champlain.

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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard
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Managing Organization:
U.S. Coast Guard

This lighthouse has been basically abandoned since 1989. The adjacent land is privately owned. The tower may be transferred to the Town of Beekmantown for preservation.

Tower Height: 50

Height of Focal Plane: 54

Description of Tower: Unpainted octagonal granite tower.

Listed on the Lighthouse Digest Doomsday List of endangered lighthouses.

This light is not operational

Other Buildings?
Attached 1 1/2 story wooden keeper's house.

Date Established: 1858

Date Present Tower Built: 1858

Date Deactivated: 1989

Optics: 1858: Sixth order Fresnel lens; later 250 mm.

Open To Public? no

The station is not accessible to the public, but the tower can be glimpsed from Point Au Roche Road.

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