Tongue Point Light

"Bridgeport, Connecticut"


Built: 1895
Automated: 1954

"This 21-foot tall conical, cast-iron tower rests on a 10-foot tall concrete pier on the east end of Tongue Point, on the west shore of Bridgeport Harbor. Having been first built at the end of a long breakwater pier, it was dismantled and moved to its present location in 1919."



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