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Pomham Rocks Light
East Providence, Rhode Island
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Location: East side of Providence River. Nearest city: East Providence
41 46 39 N
71 22 10 W
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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
Owned by American Lighthouse Foundation

A chapter of the foundation, the Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse, cares for the lighthouse.
Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse
Chapter of the American Lighthouse Foundation
P.O. Box 15121
Riverside, RI 02915
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East Bay Bike Path
East Providence, Rhode Island

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