BLOCK ISLAND (NORTH)

Year Established:
1829
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1908
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2011
Photo Credit:
Candace Clifford
Photo Courtesy of:
U.S. Lighthouse Society
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
SANDY POINT/N. END BLOCK ISLAND
Latitude:
41° 13.8'
Longitude:
71° 13.8'
City / Town:
NEW SHOREHAM
U.S. State:
Rhode Island
Location County:
WASHINGTON
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. BLOCK ISLAND (NORTH)
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Discontinued:
1970-1989
Year Tower Established:
1867
Tower Construction Material:
GRANITE/WOOD
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
58 feet above water
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
46 feet
Tower Shape:
OCTAGONAL ON DWELLING ROOF
Tower Daymark:
Brown
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1867
Keeper's Quarters Style:
VICTORIAN/ITALIANATE
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
GRANITE
Other Structures:
2 STORAGE BUILDINGS

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
DCB-24
Original Optic Type:
FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1867
Private Aid:
No
USCG Access to Optics:
No

Entered by:
t.wheeler
Entered Date:
Jul 21, 2017