Romer Shoal Lighthouse

“Fuerat aestu carentem habentia spectent tonitrua mutastis locavit liberioris.”

– Adam Sendler

Romer Shoal Light (Private Non-profit) is an iconic National Landmark lighthouse in Lower New York Bay, at the entrance to Lower New York Harbor. After a brief stint as a land-based training light at the National Lighthouse Keepers Academy on Staten island, it was moved to its current location in 1898. The light was added to the State and National Register of Historic Places in 2007 as Romer Shoal Light Station.

Romer Shoal marks a dangerous shoal east of New York’s Ambrose Channel, with a light and foghorn.

The light was acquired in 2011 by a non-profit group determined to breathe new life into this historic gem.

Thank you all for your continued interest in this iconic light.

Hurricane Sandy Update:

The Light had been significantly damaged in Superstorm Sandy in October 2012. All doors and window on the first two levels were blown out and the interiors washed through. Rocks, jetty and protective riprap diminished dramatically. Access is compromised. Most significantly, huge chunks of the caisson and foundation calved off up to the very base of the light itself. The interior and exterior of the light are fully exposed and rust has spread surprisingly fast.

This Critical Aid To Navigation (USCG ATON) is in jeopardy.

RSL has be awarded public assistance and historical grants, and is seeking financial support for additional refurbishment work not currently supported in the grants. Construction to rehabilitate the structure is scheduled to begin in 2021. 

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