Pages Rock Light

Pages Rock Light

Infobox Lighthouse

caption = Undated photograph of Pages Rock Light (USCG)
location = Southwest of Blundering Point in the York River Northwest of Yorktown, Virginia
coordinates = coord|37.3109|N|76.5866|W|type:landmark
yearlit = 1893
automated = 1960
yeardeactivated = 1967
foundation = wood-pile
construction = cast-iron/wood
shape = hexagonal house
height = 43 ft
lens = fourth-order Fresnel lens
currentlens =
range =
characteristic = white 6 sec flash with red sector
The Pages Rock Light was a lighthouse located in the York River in the Chesapeake Bay.


This light was constructed in 1893, a late date for a screw-pile structure. The hexagonal house was prefabricated at Lazaretto Point in Baltimore and apparently had an unexciting career before its removal in 1967 as part of the general program of decommissioning screw pile lights in the bay.


* [ Virginia Light Stations] , from the United States Coast Guard website
* [ Pages Rock Light] , from the Chesapeake Chapter of the United States Lighthouse Society
*cite book
last= de Gast
first= Robert
title= The Lighthouses of the Chesapeake
year= 1973
publisher= Johns Hopkins University Press
p. 153

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