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Directions: From I-95, take Exit 87, Route 349,
the Clarence B. Sharp Highway. Turn right at the second traffic
light onto Rainville Avenue. Turn left at the next traffic light
onto Benham Road. Continue straight on Benham Road for approximately
1.7 miles to the Avery Point Campus at the University of Connecticut.
It's a short walk from the parking area to the lighthouse.
The lighthouse is maintained by:
Open to public? Grounds only
Station established: 1944; Discontinued: 1967; Relighted:
- Location: East side of Thames
River, Pine Island Channel
- Nearest town: Groton
- 41 18 54 N
72 03 36 W
- MapQuest Link
Construction material: Concrete
Height of tower: 41 feet. Focal plane: 55 feet.
Active aid to navigation.
Characteristic: Green flash every 4 seconds.
Optic: Solar powered LED.
- Accessibility: The tower
is on the Avery Point Campus of the University of Connecticut
and is easily accessible.
- The tower is not open to
Point Lighthouse Society
- PO Box 1552
- Groton, CT 06340
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