Sassafras Point Lighthouse


State: Rhode Island

Location: Providence River

First Light: 1872

Construction Material: Wood

Lighthouse Style: Hexagonal tower

Tower Height: 14 feet

Granite Pier: 12 feet high;  Diameter:18 feet at base, 15 feet at top of base

Discontinued: July 1912

Original Lens: 6th Order Fresnel Lens

Current Optic: None

Lens Characterisitc: Fixed Red (Does NOT Flash)

Fog Signal: None

Status: Removed in 1912

Other: 

  • Removed in in 1912 to widen the channel and for the land to be filled in for the current terminal that exists today.


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