South Buffalo Lighthouse


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South Buffalo Lighthouse

Photo credit: U.S. Coast Guard, A.O. James


Latitude/Longitude: 42.8359232/-78.8682161
At the south end of Buffalo's Outer Harbor, across the Harbor from Union Ship Canal and the foot of Tifft Street.
Also called South Buffalo Southside Lighthouse
South Council District
SBL Number: n/a
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  • Buffalo Lighthouse Association

Physical Description

Current Condition

  • Not in use as a lighthouse.
  • Signal light has been provided since 1962 on a metal tower next to the old lighthouse.


  • Construction completed in 1904.
  • This structure hasn't been used as a lighthouse since 1962.

Recent Events and Actions Taken

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Added 2015-08-16 • Last changed 2017-10-04