Name: Genesee Light
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Also known as: Genesee West Pier Head Light
Also known as: Genesee Beacon
Nearest Town or City: Rochester, New York, United States
Location: End of west pier, Port of Genesee, Genesee River, Lake Ontario.
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Notes:For some years (1884-1902), this light served as the front light in a range. The front light was an iron tower.
This light is not operational
Earlier Towers? 1838: wooden tower; 1854: wooden tower; 1881: cast iron tower; 1881: white, conical cast iron tower. 1884: Pyramidal wooden tower. 1931: 31-foot-tall red skeleton tower.
Date Established: 1838
Date Deactivated: 1902
Current Use: Destroyed.
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