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STAMFORD HARBOR (CHATHAM ROCKS) LIGHT

State: CONNECTICUT
Location: STAMFORD HARBOR ENTRANCE/CHATHAM ROCK
Nearest City: STAMFORD
County: FAIRFIELD
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1882


Stamford Harbor Light
Photo by Jeremy D'Entremont, 2000
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1882
  • Is the Light Operational? NO (PRIVATE AID TO NAVIGATION)
  • Date Deactivated: 1953
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: CAST IRON/CONCRETE CAISSON
  • Construction Materials: CAST IRON
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE TOWER ON RED PIER
  • Shape: CONICAL ON CYLINDRICAL PIER
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 60
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1882
  • Present Optic: 200 MM
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 80
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Fog Signal Type: HORN/ORIG. BELL
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1882
  • Number of Stories:
  • Architectural Style: INTEGRAL SPARK PLUG
  • Construction Materials: CAST IRON
Other Structures: NONE

Current Use: PRIVATE AID TO NAVIGATION (FOR SALE IN 1998)

Owner/Manager: PRIVATE OWNER

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #91000348
Name of Listing: STAMFORD HARBOR LIGHTHOUSE
On State List/Inventory? YES; Year Listed: 1991

Miscellaneous:
RENOVATED CA. 1984



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