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PECK LEDGE LIGHT

State: CONNECTICUT
Location: LONG ISLAND SOUND/NORWALK ISLANDS
Nearest City: NORWALK
County: FAIRFIELD
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1906


Peck Ledge Light
Photo courtesy Jeremy D'Entremont, 2000
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1906
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1933
  • Foundation Materials: CAST IRON/CONCRETE CAISSON
  • Construction Materials: CAST IRON
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/BROWN BAND ON BLACK PIER
  • Shape: CONICAL ON CYLINDRICAL BASE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 54
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1906
  • Present Optic: 250 MM
  • Year Present Lens Installed: 1988
  • Height of Focal Plane: 61
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Fog Signal Type: REMOVED/ORIG. AIR SIREN
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1906
  • Number of Stories:
  • Architectural Style: SPARK PLUG INTEGRAL
  • Construction Materials: CAST IRON
Other Structures: NONE

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #89001472
Name of Listing: PECK LEDGE LIGHTHOUSE (OPERATING LIGHTHOUSES IN CONNECTICUT MPS)
On State List/Inventory? YES; Year Listed: 1990

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