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Stamford Harbor Light
(Chatham Rock Light, Ledge Obstruction Light)
Stamford, Connecticut
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Location: Stamford Harbor
Nearest city: Stamford, Connecticut
41 00 48 N
73 32 31 W
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Accessibility: The lighthouse is not open to the public. It can be seen distantly from points on shore; it is best seen by boat.
Station established: 1882; Present lighthouse built: 1882
Automated: 1953
Construction materials: Cast iron, brick
Height of tower: 60 feet; Height of focal plane: 80 feet
Original optic: Fourth-order Fresnel; Present optic: 200mm
Characteristic: Flashing white every four seconds
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Related Sites
Stamford Historical Society
City of Stamford
The Advocate Online
Previous lighthouse (west to east): Great Captain Island Light
Next lighthouse (west to east): Greens Ledge Light
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