Beaver Tail Lighthouse
(Rhode Island, USA)












Photograph by
Gordon S. Hayner






Beavertail Lighthouse is America's third-oldest light station. The existing 52 foot square granite tower, dates back to 1856. A modern optic replaced its classic fourth-order Fresnel lens in 1991 and emits a flashing white signal. The keeper's dwelling now serves as a museum.

Additional information:
Beavertail Lighthouse Museum
P.O. Box 83
Jamestown, RI
02835
(401) 423-3270

***Directions: The lighthouse is located in Beavertail State Park, and can be reached via East Shore road off Route 138. <

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