North Dumpling Lighthouse
Description: 31 feet; fixed white light; red brick, two story structure. Light was moved to a steel tower in 1959, then returned to the lighthouse.
History of light:
Current use: Active aid to navigation.
The surrounding area:
Public access? No. The island is privately owned. But it may be viewed by boat.
Similar Lights: This light has been modified a great deal from its original structure.
Other information: The island (and light) is currently owned by Dean Kamen, inventor of the Segway Scooter and portable dialysis machine.
|Research materials for this lighthouse can be found at the East Islip Public Library, East Islip, New York.|
|Take a look at the North Dumpling Photo Gallery.|
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