In 1912 Sassafras Point Light was removed to make way for the widening of the channel.
Tower Height: 14
Height of Focal Plane: 25
Characteristic and Range: Fixed red, visible for 7.5 miles.
This light is not operational
Date Established: 1872
Date Deactivated: 1912
Optics: Sixth order Fresnel lens.
Current Use: Destroyed.
Keepers: Lorenzo Clarke (1872-1873); Samuel Heard (1873-1882), Edward Hoxsie (1882), William Dunwell (1882-1886); Patrick Fitzpatrick (1886), John Mullen (1886-1911)