Beavertail Light

"Jamestown, Rhode Island"


Built: 1856
Automated: 1972

"This is the third light built on the site. The first two were built in 1749 and 1753 respectively. This current light is a 52-foot tall square granite tower. It is situated on the south end of Conanicut Island, which is in the center of the entrance to Narragansett Bay."



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