Thirty Mile Point Light

The Thirty Mile Point Light is currently part of the Golden Hill State Park, a New York State Park. . The lighthouse is open to the public. It gets its name because it is the point 30 miles east of the Niagara River. Lake Ontario can bee seen from the top

The lighthouse was built in 1875 of hand-carved stone. The old tower is being restored.

The Lighthouse is listed in the Historic American Buildings Survey as NY-6154. There are 3 photos available in the survey.

Thirty Mile Point Lighthouse was one of five lighthouses chosen for the "Lighthouses of the Great Lakes" series postage stamp designed by Howard Koslow in 1995. There was one lighthouse chosen on each of the Great Lakes. The four other lighthouses were Split Rock Light on Lake Superior, St Joseph Light on Lake Michigan, Spectacle Reef Light on Lake Huron, and Marblehead Light (Ohio) on Lake Erie.

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