Follow us on
facebook-logo.jpg (49◊49)
twitter-logo.jpg (48◊49)

Google+



Odd Inns Newsletter

Please enter your email address in the box below and click "Subscribe".




Main Menu

   Home
   Odd Inn Map
   Top 10 Inns
   Top 10 List
   AK Roadhouses
   AT Huts Hostels
   B&B's for Dogs
   Bank
   Boats & Floating
   Breweries
   Castles
   Cabooses
   Domes
   Fire Lookouts
     CA Lookouts
     MO Lookouts
     WA Lookouts
   Gettysburg
   Ghost Towns
   Haunted B&B's
   Haunted Cities
   Haunted Hotels
   Haunted
     Lighthouses 
 
   Hike In Lodges
   Historic Hotels
   Hostels
   Ice Hotels
   Jails Inns
   Lighthouses
   Lighthouses
     Inns in Maine

   Monasteries
   Multi Themed
   National Parks
   One of a Kind
   Lodges
   Planes
   Railroad Cars
   Riverboats
   Schoolhouses
   Treehouses
   Tipis & Tents
   Yurts
    California Yurts
    Colorado Yurts
   Wildlife Viewing
   Wineries
   Links
   Contact Us
   Travel Stories







Tibbetts Point Lighthouse Hostel - Cape Vincent, New York


Tibbetts Point Lighthouse Hostel in Cape Vincent, New York   

Tibbetts Point Lighthouse Hostel is housed in the 2 keepers quarters next to the operating lighthouse. The orignal keepers quarters were built in 1827, and the Coast Guard Commanders house was built in 1909. We are located where Lake Ontario and the Saint Lawrence River meet. We are a seasonal Hostel open from May 15th to October 15th each year. During the off season reservations can we made using our e-mail address. For information on our area please visit www.capevincent.org or www.visit1000islands.com

We are a family friendy hostel. Our rooms have from 2 to 6 beds per room. Our staff are volunteers and the Hostel is closed from 9 AM to 5 PM daily. Our guests find that there are many activities in the area during the day while our staff are at there jobs.
 

Tibbetts Point Lighthouse

   

Tibbetts Point Lighthouse History
"The only original Fresnel lens operating on Lake Ontario" Capt. John Tibbetts of Troy, NY gave 3 acres of his 600 acres to the Federal Government to establish a Lighthouse. In 1827 the first Tower and Keeper's Quarters were built.

In 1854 the first tower was replaced by the present circular one. This also marked the installation of the Fresnel Lens -- which is still in operation.

A fog whistle was added in 1896. It was replaced with an air-diaphone in 1927 operated by a diesel engine with automatically timed blasts.

In 1939 the U.S. Coast Guard assumed lighthouse duties until 1981 when the light was automated and serviced out of Oswego, NY.

Lighthouse quarters became a Youth Hostel in 1984.

1988 Tibbetts Point Lighthouse Society is formed.

1991 was a big year for Tibbetts Point Lighthouse. Not only did the Town of Cape Vincent acquire it from the Dept. of the Interior, but the Lighthouse Quarters became Hostelling International (AYH).

In 1993 the Visitors' Center was built by the Town of Cape Vincent.

1998 marked the opening of the renovated Fog Signal building to the public.

Since 1999, the Tibbetts Point Lighthouse Society has funded numerous major renovations inside and outside.

     

Tibbetts Point Lighthouse Keepers HouseTibbetts Point Lighthouse from Lake Ontario

      
Hours of Operation
Tibbetts Point Lighthouse is open May 26th thru October 9th.
May 25-June 22 -- Friday thru Monday 10:AM-7:00 PM
June 23-September 3 -- 7 Days a week 10:00 AM-7:00 PM
September 4-October 8 -- Friday thru Monday 10:00 AM-7:00 PM
  

For More Information and Reservations
Tibbetts Point Lighthouse
33439 County Route 6
Cape Vincent, NY 13618-3174
Phone:(315) 654-3450
Email: TibbettsPoint@hiusa.org

       












©2017 OddInns.com All Rights Reserved.

Management Login

Powered By FlexCMS


Web Design & Hosting Services by Webbed Otter