Location: East side of Providence River. Nearest city:
41 46 39 N
71 22 10 W
Accessibility: The lighthouse is not open to the
public. It can be seen from the East Bay Bike Path in East Providence.
Station established: 1871; Present lighthouse built:
1871; Deactivated: 1974-2006; Relighted on July 30, 2006.
Construction material: Wood
Height of tower: 40 feet; Height of focal plane: 54 feet
Original optic: Sixth order Fresnel. Present optic: 250 mm
Characterisitic: Fixed red.
Other buildings still standing: oil house
A chapter of the foundation, the Friends of Pomham Rocks
Lighthouse, cares for the lighthouse.
of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse
American Lighthouse Foundation
Chapter of the American Lighthouse Foundation
P.O. Box 15121
Riverside, RI 02915