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Find a Lighthouse of Historical nature that was used to guide ships along the waterways of the world. Try to include the history of the light, including the lens used.

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Coastal LighthousesOld Saybrook Breakwater Light

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To mark the entrance to the Connecticut River and the harbor of Old Saybrook, the government decided to erect a lighthouse in 1802. Land was purchased from William Lynde for $225 and the 35-foot wooden tower was built by New London carpenter Abishai Woodward in 1803. The first Lynde Point Light was criticized by mariners for being too dim and too short. A group petitioned for the tower to be raised by 25 feet, but it was decided instead to rebuild the lighthouse. A new 65-foot brownstone towe

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: Connecticut

date approved: 10/6/2005

last visited: 5/21/2019

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Coastal LighthousesNew London Ledge Lighthouse

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This one-of-a-kind building was one of the last lighthouses built in New England, and it represents a rare case of an early 20th century offshore lighthouse that is not of cast-iron construction.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: Connecticut

date approved: 11/4/2005

last visited: 7/7/2012

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Coastal LighthousesNew London Harbor Light - New London, CT

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The oldest and the tallest lighthouse in Connecticut

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CraigInCT

location: Connecticut

date approved: 8/25/2008

last visited: 11/12/2010

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Coastal LighthousesMystic Seaport Lighthouse - Mystic, CT

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The Mystic Seaport Lighthouse stands 2 miles upriver from Noank, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GAGELSIE

location: Connecticut

date approved: 6/28/2010

last visited: 6/2/2019

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Coastal LighthousesThe Old Lighthouse Museum - Stonington, CT

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The Old Lighthouse Museum started life at another location as the lighthouse guiding ships into Stonington Harbor.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GAGELSIE

location: Connecticut

date approved: 7/18/2010

last visited: 10/13/2016

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Coastal LighthousesLatimer Reef Lighthouse

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The Latimer Reef Lighthouse is located between New York and Connecticut in the Fishers Island Sound. The U.S. National Park Service associates this lighthouse with New York but others associate it with Connecticut. It is situated four miles southeast of Mystic Connecticut and about a mile north of the eastern end of Fisher’s Island

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: New York

date approved: 11/5/2005

last visited: 10/13/2016

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Coastal LighthousesRace Rock Lighthouse

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Victorian house style lighthouse built in 1879 off the west end of Fishers Island, NY.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member StarryEyeGuy

location: New York

date approved: 8/21/2006

last visited: 7/12/2010

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Coastal LighthousesPotanipo Lighthouse

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For nearly 50 years a little lighthouse, about eight feet tall, has been the most recognizable structure along the shores of Lake Potanipo.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 11/5/2005

last visited: 2/13/2010

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Coastal LighthousesLittle Gull Island Lighthouse

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A lighthouse in eastern Long Island Sound.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member StarryEyeGuy

location: New York

date approved: 8/9/2012

last visited: 9/3/2017

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Coastal LighthousesPlum Island Lighthouse

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This 131 year old granite lighthouse marked the treacherous waters off the western point of Plum Island for many years

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: New York

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 9/3/2017

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Coastal LighthousesOrient Point Lighthouse

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he Orient Point Lighthouse, known as the Coffee Pot, was built in 1899 to mark the end of Oyster Point Reef and to guide mariners through the dangerous currents of Plum Gut. The lighthouse was designed in the shape of a truncated cone of curved cast iron plates bolted together.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: New York

date approved: 11/3/2005

last visited: 7/4/2014

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Coastal LighthousesConimicut Lighthouse - Warwick, RI

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The Conimicut Lighthouse is situated in Narragansett Bay at the mouth of the Providence River, and is located at the end of a sand bar.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 11/15/2012

last visited: 12/29/2012

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Coastal LighthousesLong Beach Bar Lighthouse "The Bug Light"

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The original lighthouse, first lit on December 1, 1871, was built upon a screwpile foundation.For many years, Bug Light steered sailors to safety from its location between Orient Harbor and Gardiner's Bay, welcoming them to the protected waters of Peconic Bay. More important, Bug Light was a warning beacon for navigators rounding the hazardous sandbar at Long Beach.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: New York

date approved: 2/9/2006

last visited: 9/3/2017

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Coastal LighthousesHorton Point lighthouse

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Built in 1856, first lit in 1857. It's third-order light, moved to a skeletal structure in 1933, was returned to it's tower and recommissioned by the U.S. Coast Guard in 1990. The light was originally fueled by whale oil and kerosene with no electricity until after 1900.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: New York

date approved: 11/4/2005

last visited: 1/2/2012

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Coastal LighthousesEsopus Lighthouse

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Only one of two Hudson River lighthouses still under the supervision of the US Coast Guard, Esopus Meadows The lighthouse was constructed as a near identical match to the neighboring lighthouse

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: New York

date approved: 11/4/2005

last visited: 12/28/2011

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Coastal LighthousesCedar Island Lighthouse

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Cedar Island (Cedar Point) Lighthouse is located on the south shore of Long Island in Cedar Point County Park in Easthampton. The lighthouse is situated on Cedar Island, just off of Cedar Point, between the waters of Northwest Harbor and Gardiners Bay. Settled in 1651, Cedar Point was once a

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: New York

date approved: 2/9/2006

last visited: 9/24/2006

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Coastal LighthousesBeavertail Light

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The Beavertail Light is a 45 foot square granite tower, with a rotating white beacon, located on the southern end of Conanicut Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member car2

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 7/17/2008

last visited: 6/2/2019

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Coastal LighthousesPoint Judith Light, Narragansett, RI

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The Point Judith Light shines the way for maritime travelers on the west side of Narragansett Bay and the east entrance of Block Island Sound. The original lens is a Fourth order Fresnel lens.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerraViators

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 2/13/2011

last visited: 10/16/2018

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Coastal LighthousesPt. Judith Light

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The Point Judith Light is a 51 foot octagenal brownstone tower, painted white on the bottom and brown on the top, with an occulating white light.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member car2

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 7/11/2008

last visited: 10/16/2018

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Coastal LighthousesNewport Harbor Lighthouse - Goat Island Light - Newport, Rhode Island USA

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The 35-foot tall Newport Harbor Lighthouse, also known as the Goat Island Light, is made from roughly cut granite blocks and sits on a pier at the north end of Goat Island in Newport, Rhode Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 6/1/2019

last visited: never

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Coastal LighthousesMontauk Point Lighthouse

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Montauk Point Lighthouse is a wonderful place to visit. On a clear day you can see Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Block Island. During 1996 Montauk is decked out in its bicentennial year finery. The tower and grounds are now maintained by the Montauk Historical Society, and are open for tours 10 - 5:30. There is a gift shop and a museum with some great exhibits. (516-668-2544)

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: New York

date approved: 11/3/2005

last visited: 3/11/2014

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Coastal LighthousesOld Field Lighthouse

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Old Fields location is west of the entrance to Port Jefferson Harbor. Located at the end of Old Field Road. There is a one-story, stone keeper's dwelling connected with the first lighthouse that stood on the point still stands behing the current Old Field Point Lighthouse, which was activated in 1868.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: New York

date approved: 11/3/2005

last visited: 2/16/2014

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Coastal LighthousesBlock Island Southeast Light

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Block Island Southeast Light as it appears today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member StarryEyeGuy

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 8/22/2006

last visited: 9/8/2013

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Coastal LighthousesEaton's Neck Lighthouse

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I don't think there is a sailor on Long Island Sound that is not familiar with Eaton's Neck Light! In addition to being home to a very busy Coast Guard Station, there is a beautiful sheltered cove with good holding ground behind the light.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: New York

date approved: 2/9/2006

last visited: 4/9/2014

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Coastal LighthousesStony Point Lighthouse

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The Stony Point lighthouse was built in 1826, and is the oldest lighthouse on the Hudson River. In October, 1995, the lighthouse was restored, relighted, and re-opened to the public for the first time since 1925, when it was decommissioned after having served for nearly one hundred years

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53

location: New York

date approved: 11/3/2005

last visited: 5/31/2012

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