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Sodus Point in Wayne County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of the Original Sodus Bay Lighthouse

 
 
Site of the Original Sodus Bay Lighthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 7, 2014
1. Site of the Original Sodus Bay Lighthouse Marker
Inscription.  
Site of the Original
Sodus Bay Lighthouse
Established 1825. Removed 1871.
Height 40 ft.
Diameter: base 22 ft.; top 10½ ft.
Walls: base 3½ ft.; top 2 ft.

 
Erected 1998 by Sodus Bay Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Lighthouses series list.
 
Location. 43° 16.433′ N, 76° 59.135′ W. Marker is in Sodus Point, New York, in Wayne County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North Ontario Street and Lake Street. Marker is on the east lawn of the Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum. Marker faces the sky, fixed to a boulder. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7606 North Ontario Street, Sodus Point NY 14555, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Big Sodus Light (within shouting distance of this marker); British Raids (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of 1825 Keeper's Dwelling House (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Sodus Point
Eastward View. Marker on Boulder at Center. image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 7, 2014
2. Eastward View. Marker on Boulder at Center.
Lake Ontario in background. Pictures taken during a hailstorm.
(approx. ¼ mile away); The War of 1812 (approx. ¼ mile away); Historic Sodus Point (approx. 0.3 miles away); A French Inspired Flotilla (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Sodus Point Coal Trestle (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sodus Point.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Sodus Point - Sodus Bay Historical Society. (Submitted on December 13, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 367 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 13, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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