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Execution Rocks Lighthouse,
New Rochelle, NY
*Dates of operation~~ 1850-present
*Building Material~~ Granite w/ brick lining
*Tower~~  60 feet
*Elevation~~
*Markings~~ White w/ a dark brown horizontal band in the center
*Light Pattern~~ White flash every 10 seconds
*Keeper's House still exists
*Automated~~ 1979
*Original Lens~~ Fourth Order Fresnel
*Current Lens~~ solar-powered APRB-251 aerobeacon
*Open to Public?~~ Yes
*Current Owner~~ Historically Significant Structures, Inc.
*Waterway Location~~ Long Island Sound
*Significant Feature~~ According to folk lore, American Revolutionary War prisoners
captured by the British would be chained to the rocks of this island at low tide, causing
them to drown when the tide rose.      

                   LINKS
Lighthouse Friends.com lighthouse history and info
http://www.lighthousefriends.com/light.asp?ID=749     

National Park Service
http://www.cr.nps.gov/maritime/light/execut.htm

Official lighthouse website
http://www.lighthouserestorations.org/
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