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Source of Image: Donna Suchomelly (USA)
Date of Image: October 18th. 2003


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Latitude 40 23 46" N
Longitude 73 59 08" W
Body of water Lower New York Bay.


Date of Establishment: 1828
Date Light First Lit: January 15, 1857
Designer Joseph Lederle
Is structure still operating? Yes, North Tower only. Inactive 1898-1962 ; South tower inactive since 1953.
Characteristic White light 5sec on, 5sec off,


Museum open daily in the summer and Wednesday through Sunday the rest of the year; 

north tower open during museum hours, south tower open to guided tours.