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10 Rhode Island Lighthouses of Narragansett Bay
This 90-minute cruise showcases some of Rhode Islandís most beautiful Lighthouses. Our captain will take you throughout Narragansett Bay bringing you up close and personal to these historic landmarks; this truly is a one-of-a-kind cruise that you will remember forever. Below are the Rhode Island Lighthouses you will see along the way as well as their factual information, donít forget to bring your camera and binoculars!
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Poplar Point Lighthouse, Wickford Rhode Island
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Poplar Point Lighthouse
Location: Wickford, Rhode Island
Accessibility: This lighthouse is not open to the public
Established: 1831; Present lighthouse built: 1831; Discontinued: 1882
Construction material: Wood
Height of focal plane: 48 feet
Lighthouse is privately owned.

Plum Beach Lighthouse - North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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Plum Beach Lighthouse
Location: West passage of Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island
Accessibility: The lighthouse is not open to the public and is best viewed by boat, it can also be seen as you drive over the Jamestown Bridge.
Station established: 1899; Present lighthouse built: 1899; Discontinued: 1941
Construction material: Cast iron
Height of tower: 53 feet; Height of focal plane: 54 feet
Lighthouse is owned by: Friends of Plum Beach Lighthouse, Inc., North Kingstown, RI
Characteristics: Solar powered beacon flashing every five seconds with a one second duration followed by four seconds of darkness.
Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation.
Website:  www.plumbeachlighthouse.org 

Dutch Island Lighthouse - Jamestown, Rhode Island
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Dutch Island Lighthouse
Location: West passage of Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island
Accessibility: The lighthouse is not open to the public and is best seen by boat.
Station established: 1826; Present lighthouse built: 1857; Discontinued: 1979; Relighted 2007
Construction material: Brick
Height of tower: 42 feet; Height of focal plane: 56 feet
Other buildings still standing: Small concrete storage building, remains of cistern.
Lighthouse is owned by: Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management.
Characteristics: Red light; two seconds on and four seconds off.
Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation. 
Website:  www.dutchislandlighthouse.org 

Whale Rock Lighthouse - Narragansett, Rhode Island
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Whale Rock Lighthouse
Location: The entrance of the West Passage of Narragansett Bay
Nearest town: Narragansett, Rhode Island
Station established: 1882; Destroyed: 1938 Hurricane

Beavertail Lighthouse - Jamestown, Rhode Island
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Beavertail Lighthouse
Location: Jamestown, Conanicut Island, Rhode Island
Accessibility: The grounds are open to the public, and there is a museum in the assistant keeper's house. The tower is not open to the public.
Station established: 1749; Present lighthouse built: 1856; Automated: 1972
Construction material: Granite
Height of tower: 53 feet; Height of focal plane: 54 feet
Other buildings still standing: 1856 keeper's house, 1898 assistant keeper's house, oil house, storage building, garage.
Museum in the keeper's house maintained by: Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association.
Characteristics: Flashing white every six seconds; Fog signal: One blast every 30 seconds.
Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation. 
Website:  www.beavertaillight.org 

Castle Hill Lighthouse - Newport, Rhode Island
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Castle Hill Lighthouse
Location: Newport, Rhode Island in the East passage of Narragansett Bay
Accessibility: The lighthouse is not open but the grounds are adjacent to the Castle Hill Inn and are open to the public.
Station established: 1890; Present lighthouse built: 1890; Automated: 1957
Construction material: Granite
Height of tower: 34 feet
Characteristics: Six seconds red alternating with six seconds darkness.
Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation.

Lime Rock Lighthouse - Newport Harbor, Rhode Island
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Lime Rock Lighthouse (Ida Lewis Yacht Club)
Location: Newport Harbor, Rhode Island
Accessibility: The yacht club is not open to the general public on a regular basis. Best views are from the harbor.
Station established: 1854; Discontinued: 1927 (relighted later as a private aid)
Construction material: Stone
Height of tower: 13 feet; Height of focal plane: 30 feet
Present optic: Lantern in original tower, lit May to October.
Building is now the Ida Lewis Yacht Club
Other buildings still standing: 1856 keeper's house
Website:  Ida Lewis Yacht Club

Newport Harbor Lighthouse - Goat Island Lighthouse, Rhode Island
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Newport Harbor Lighthouse (Goat Island Lighthouse)
Location: Newport Harbor, Rhode Island
Accessibility: The yacht club is not open to the general public on a regular basis. Best views are from the harbor.
Station established: 1823; Present lighthouse built: 1842; Automated: 1963
Construction material: Granite
Height of tower: 35 feet
Characteristic: Fixed green
Managed by: American Lighthouse Foundation, ME
Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation.

Rose Island Lighthouse - Newport, Rhode Island
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Rose Island Lighthouse
Location: Outside Newport Harbor, Rhode Island
Accessibility: Rose Island is accessible by ferry from Newport or Jamestown.
Station established: 1870;  Deactivated: 1971 - 1992, Re-Lighted 1993
Construction material: Wood with masonry foundation
Height of tower: 35 feet; Height of focal plane: 48 feet
Characteristics: Flashing white every six seconds
Other buildings still standing: 1912 brick oil house, fog signal building.
Private aid to navigation/guest house. Managed by: Rose Island Lighthouse Foundation 
Website:  www.roseislandlighthouse.org 

Conanicut Lighthouse - Jamestown, Rhode Island
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Conanicut Lighthouse
Location: Conanicut Lighthouse, Jamestown Rhode Island
Accessibility: This lighthouse is not open to the public and is best viewed by boat.
Station established: 1886; Discontinued: 1933
Construction material: Wood
Present optic: None
Other buildings still standing: 1897 barn, 1901 oil house, 1907 fog signal building
Characteristics: Flashing white every six seconds
Other buildings still standing: 1912 brick oil house, fog signal building.
Lighthouse is privately owned