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Warwick, Rhode Island
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Warwick Light
Jeremy D'Entremont
Location: Warwick Neck, Narragansett Bay
Nearest city: Warwick
41 40 00 N
71 22 42 W
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Accessibility: The station serves as Coast Guard housing and is closed to the public. Partial views are possible from the end of Warwick Neck Avenue; the best views are from the water.
Station established: 1826; Present lighthouse built: 1932; Automated: 1985
Construction material: Cast iron
Height of tower: 51 feet; Height of focal plane: 66 feet
 
Fog signal: 1882: Fog bell
1907: Compressed air siren
Now automated horn with one blast every 15 seconds
Earlier optic: Fourth-order Fresnel (1856). Present optic: 250 mm
Characteristic: Green light occulting every four seconds
Other buildings still standing: 1889 keeper's house, storage building, garage
Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation
Related sites
Warwick Online
City of Warwick
Warwick History
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