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POPLAR POINT LIGHT

State: RHODE ISLAND
Location: WICKFORD HARBOR
Nearest City: NORTH KINGSTOWN
County: WASHINGTON
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1831


Poplar Point Light
Photo by Jeremy D'Entremont
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1831
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1882
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials:
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/BLACK TRIM
  • Shape: OCTAGONAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height:
  • Original Optic: 8 LAMPS, 14.5" REFLECTORS
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: REMOVED
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 48
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? YES
  • Type: POLE
Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1831
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style: MODIFIED CAPE
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
Other Structures:

Current Use: PRIVATE RESIDENCE

Owner/Manager: PRIVATE OWNER

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #87001703
Name of Listing: POPLAR POINT LIGHTHOUSE (LIGHTHOUSES OF RHODE ISLAND) TR)
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
REPLACED BY WICKFORD HARBOR LIGHT



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