Bullocks Point Lighthouse

State: Rhode Island

Location: Providence River

First Light: 1876

Construction Material: Wood 

Lighthouse Style: Victorian Dwelling

Tower Height: 35 feet from top of granite base;

Discontinued: Torn down after Hurricane of ’38, Skeleton Tower in use 
                             on the orginal pier

Original Lens: 6th Order Fresnel Lens, Upgraded to 4th Order Fresnel 
                             Lens in 1935

Current Optic: 250mm Lens

Original Lens Characteristic: Fixed Red (Does NOT Flash)

Fog Signal: Currently None
                    Past: Fog bell: 1907 - 1938

Status: Lighthouse no longer exists, Skeleton Tower active 1939 -Present


Other

  • Heavily Damaged in the Hurricane of 1938 and was torn down soon after.
  • Foundation was undermined in the Hurricane of 1938 and has been sinking and leaning to one side.


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