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Newport Harbor Light
(Goat Island Light)
Newport, Rhode Island
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Location: Newport Harbor; Nearest city: Newport
41 29 36 N
71 19 37 W
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Accessibility: The lighthouse is not open to the public, but the grounds are adjacent to the Hyatt Regency Newport and are open.
Station established: 1824; Present lighthouse built: 1842; Automated: 1963
Construction material: Granite
Height of tower: 35 feet; Height of focal plane: 33 feet
Earlier optic: Fourth-order Fresnel (1857); Present optic: 250 mm
Characteristic: Fixed green
Other buildings still standing: None
Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation
Managed by American Lighthouse Foundation
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