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Greenport, NY
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The current lighthouse was established and the tower was first lit in 1857. The site is on a bluff 60 feet (18 m) above Long Island Sound. The tower was automated in 1933 and is now operational. The light was deactivated from 1933 to 1990. The foundation is granite and the lighthouse is built out of granite and brick with stucco. A square tower is attached to a rectangular house. The tower is 58 feet (18 m) high with the focal plane of the light being 103 feet (31 m) above sea level. The tower is white with a black lantern and a copper dome. The light has a slow green flash every ten seconds. Horton Lighthouse on Wikipedia

Established: 1857

Light (1857): 3rd Order Fresnel Lens, oil fed, fixed white
Light (1907): 3rd Order Fresnel Lens, oil vapor lamp, fixed white
Light (1990): Modern optic, flashing green, 10 seconds

Decommissioned: 1932, Replaced with a steel tower

Recommissioned: June 9, 1990

Height of light above sea level (1857): 103 feet
Height of light above sea level (1990): 103 feet

Listed in the National Register of Historic Places: 1994