Location: West side of the entrance to New London
Harbor. Nearest city: New London, Connecticut
41 19 00 N
72 05 24 W
Accessibility: The keeper's house is privately
owned and the station is not open to the public. The best
views are from the water.
Station established: 1761; Present lighthouse built:
1801; Automated: 1912
Construction material: Brownstone with brick lining.
Height of tower: 89 feet; Height of focal plane: 90 feet
Other buildings still standing: 1863 keeper's house
London Maritime Society
- 150 Bank Street, New London, CT 06320
- (860) 447-2501
- Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation
Optic: Fourth order Fresnel (1857, still in use)
Characteristic: Three seconds white alternating with
three seconds darkness, with red sector.