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Fishers Island, New York, United States

Location: Fishers Island Sound, south of Mystic, CT.


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Managing Organization:
Privately owned.

Notes:
In 2010, under the National History Lighthouse Preservation Act, the lighthouse was sold at auction for $225,000 and is now privately owned.

Tower Height: 49

Height of Focal Plane: 55

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every six seconds.

Description of Tower: Conical, cast iron

This light is operational

Date Established: 1884

Date Present Tower Built: 1884

Date Automated: 1974

Optics: 1884: Fifth order Fresnel

Current Use: Coast Guard active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Directions:
This lighthouse is best viewed by boat, but it can be seen from Dubois Beach, next to Stonington Harbor Lighthouse in Connecticut. It can also be seen from lighthouse cruises offered by Capt. John's Sport Fishing Center in Waterford. Call (860) 443-7259 or see www.sunbeamfleet.com for details.

Keepers: Charles E.P. Noyes (1884-?), Eugene Sheffield Nash (1894-1895), George A. Troy (assistant, 1910-1911), Frank Jo Raymond (c. 1920s-1930s)

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