Name: Hell Gate Light
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Nearest Town or City: New York City, New York, United States
Location: Hell Gate Passage, East River, Long Island Sound.
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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand
Notes:The original tower at this location was the tallest iron-skeleton lighthouse ever built at 255 feet. It was replaced by a wooden lighthouse after just four years of service.
Description of Tower: 1884: 255-foot Square pyramidal iron skeletal tower. c.1888: Square pyramidal wooden tower.
This light is not operational
Date Established: 1884
Date Deactivated: ?
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