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Bristol Ferry Light
Bristol, Rhode Island
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Bristol Ferry Light
Jeremy D'Entremont
Location: Narragansett Bay, near Mount Hope Bridge
Nearest town: Bristol
41 38 34 N
71 15 37 W
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Accessibility: This lighthouse is not open to the public. It can be seen from the end of Ferry Road in Bristol near the Mount Hope Bridge. Keep in mind that it is a private residence.
Station established: 1855; Discontinued: 1927
Construction material: Brick
Height of tower: 34 feet; Height of focal plane: 35 feet
Original optic: Sixth order Fresnel (1855); Present optic: None
Other buildings still standing: 1904 oil house
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