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

Big Sodus Light

Built in 1870

 
 
Big Sodus Light Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 7, 2014
1. Big Sodus Light Marker
Inscription.  
Replaced the first lighthouse
on this site built in 1825..
The light in service 1871-1901
now a maritime museum.
the Sodus Bay Historical Society
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Listed on the National Register of Historic Places

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 43° 16.428′ N, 76° 59.178′ W. Marker is in Sodus Point, New York, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of North Ontario Street and Lake Street, on the right when traveling north on North Ontario Street. The intersection is actually a 90 degree turn. 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. British Raids (a few steps from this marker); Site of 1825 Keeper's Dwelling House (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Original Sodus Bay Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Sodus Point (approx.
Eastward View from N. Ontario St. image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 7, 2014
2. Eastward View from N. Ontario St.
0.3 miles away); The War of 1812 (approx. 0.3 miles 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 . . .
1. Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum. (Submitted on December 13, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Historic Sodus Point - Sodus Bay Historical Society. (Submitted on December 13, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
South and East Sides image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 7, 2014
3. South and East Sides
East Side image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 7, 2014
4. East Side
Pictures this day were taken during a hailstorm.
War Memorial at Sodus Point Light image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, February 10, 2019
5. War Memorial at Sodus Point Light
Big Sodus Light Park image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, February 10, 2019
6. Big Sodus Light Park
At Big Sodus Light marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, February 10, 2019
7. At Big Sodus Light marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 12, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 337 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on December 13, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 13, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.   5, 6, 7. submitted on February 10, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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Jul. 13, 2020