Pages Rock Light, York River, Chesapeake Bay, Virginia
Screwpile style lighthouse built in 1893.
PAGES ROCK LIGHT
Lighthouse Name: Pages Rock Lighthouse
Location: Off Blundering Point, York River; nearest Town/City is about 5 miles north of the town Yorktown, VA
Date Built: 1893
Type of Structure: Hexagonal Cottage style dwelling on a wooden screw pile with tower on roof.
Height: 41 feet
Lens: Fourth order Fresnel lens and was automated in 1960
Status: No longer standing
- Lighthouse was assembled at the Lazaretto Depot in Maryland.
- Lighthouse was deactivated and removed in 1967. The lighthouse was replaced with an automated steel skeletal tower 43 feet high with a 6 second flashing light built on the original foundation.
The above was researched and drafted by Kitty Price, a Chesapeake Chapter of the U.S. Light House Society volunteer.