- Pages Rock Light
caption = Undated photograph of Pages Rock Light (USCG)
location = Southwest of Blundering Point in the
York RiverNorthwest of Yorktown, Virginia
coordinates = coord|37.3109|N|76.5866|W|type:landmark
yearlit = 1893
automated = 1960
yeardeactivated = 1967
foundation = wood-pile
shape = hexagonal house
height = 43 ft
lens = fourth-order
characteristic = white 6 sec flash with red sector The Pages Rock Light was a
lighthouselocated in the York Riverin 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.
* [http://www.uscg.mil/hq/g-cp/history/WEBLIGHTHOUSES/LHVA.html Virginia Light Stations] , from the
United States Coast Guardwebsite
* [http://www.cheslights.org/heritage/pagesrock.htm Pages Rock Light] , from the Chesapeake Chapter of the
United States Lighthouse Society
last= de Gast
title= The Lighthouses of the Chesapeake
publisher= Johns Hopkins University Press p. 153
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