Location: Western Long Island Sound, midway between
Connecticut and Long Island.
Nearest city: Bridgeport
41 03 35 N
73 06 05 W
Station established: 1877
Present lighthouse built: 1874-1877
Construction material: Granite
Height of tower: 35 feet; Height of focal plane: 60
Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation
Accessibility: This lighthouse is not open to the
public and is best seen by boat.
Original optic: Fourth-order Fresnel; Present optic:
Characteristic: Flashing white every five seconds.
Fog signal: One blast every 15 seconds