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Conimicut Light
Near Warwick, Rhode Island
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Location: Conimicut Shoal, entrance to Providence River, Narragansett Bay
Nearest towns: Warwick and Barrington, Rhode Island
41 43 01 N
71 20 42 W
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Accessibility: The lighthouse is not open to the public. It can be seen from Conimicut Point Park in Warwick and from the area near Nayatt Point in Barrington, but is best seen by boat.
Station established: 1868; Present lighthouse built: 1883; Automated: 1963
Construction material: Cast iron
Height of tower: 58 feet; Height of focal plane: 55 feet
Original optic: Fourth order Fresnel (1868); Present optic: 250 mm
Characteristic: Flashing white every 2.5 seconds
Fog signal: Two blasts every 30 seconds
Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation
Owned by:
City of Warwick
Related sites
Warwick History
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