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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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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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