Castle Hill Light

"Newport, Rhode Island"


Built: 1890
Automated: 1957

"This 34-foot granite, conical light tower is built into the side of a rock ledge at the edge of the water. The light is 42 feet above sea level. In 1938 a hurricane destroyed the other buildings of the station and they were never rebuilt."



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