Near Cape Vincent in Jefferson County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Tibbetts Point Lighthouse
This point of land was part of 600 acres patented to Captain John Tibbett of Troy, New York in 1799.
In 1827 three acres were deeded to the U.S. Government for a lighthouse.
A U.S. Coast Guard station from 1939-1981
It was deeded to the Town of Cape Vincent by the Department of Interior in 1991.
Restoration and preservation is conducted by the Town of Cape Vincent and the Tibbetts Point Lighthouse Historical Society
It is on the Register of Historic Places on national and state levels
Erected by Town of Cape Vincent and the Tibbetts Point Lighthouse Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications • Man-Made Features Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Lighthouses series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1799.
Location. 44° 6.054′ N, 76° 22.208′ W. Marker is near Cape Vincent, New York, in Jefferson County. Marker is adjacent to one of the Keepers' Houses on the grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 33439 County Route 6, Cape Vincent NY 13618, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tibbetts Point Lighthouse Keepers (within shouting distance of this marker); Tibbits Point Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Stone House (approx. 2.2 miles away); Cape Vincent Lighthouse (approx. 2.3 miles away); War of 1812 Barracks (approx. 2.6 miles away); Cape Vincent Village Green, Inc. (approx. 2.7 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away); Hollenbeck • Mein • Handley Memorials (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cape Vincent.
Also see . . .
1. Tibbetts Point Lighthouse. (Submitted on July 26, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Tibbetts Point NY at Lighthouse Friends. (Submitted on July 26, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 589 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 26, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.