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Crown Point Lighthouse
Crown Point Lighthouse,
(Champlain Memorial)
Crown Point, NY
*Dates of operation~~ 1912-1929
*Building Material~~ Limestone, brick, and granite
*Tower~~ 55 feet
*Elevation~~
*Markings~~ Natural stone
*Light Pattern~~ Fixed white
*Existing Buildings~~ None
*Automated~~ N/A
*Original Lens~~ Fifth Order Fresnel
*Current Lens~~ None
*Open to Public?~~ Yes (as part of Crown Point State Historic Site)
*Current Owner~~ State of New York
*Waterway Location~~ Lake Champlain
*Significant Feature~~ This artistic statement, which encompasses parts of the original
1858 lighthouse,  is a dedicated memorial to French explorer Samuel de Champlain.
Features a bronze bust of Champlain by the noted French sculptor Auguste Rodin, (a gift
from the French government), as well as a bronze sculpture by noted American artist Carl
Auguste Heber.   

          LINKS
America's Historic Lakes' brief history and vintage photos
http://www.historiclakes.org/crown_pt/champlainlight.htm

Lighthouse Friends' lighthouse info and history
http://www.lighthousefriends.com/light.asp?ID=672

Lake Champlain Region's detailed description of memorial
http://www.lakechamplainregion.com/recreation/arts/champlain-memorial-lighthouse
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