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Avery Point Lighthouse,
Groton, CT
*Dates of operation~~ 1944-1967, 2006-present
*Building Material~~ Concrete
*Tower~~ 41 feet
*Elevation~~ 18 feet above river level
*Markings~~ Brown w/ white lantern
*Light Pattern~~ Green flash every 4 seconds
*Existing Buildings~~
*Automated~~ 2006
*Original Lens~~ Eight 200-watt bulbs
*Current Lens~~ Solar powered LED
*Open to Public?~~ Grounds only
*Current Owner~~ State of Connecticut (on grounds of University of Connecticut) lease to
Avery Point Lighthouse Society
*Waterway Location~~ Thames River, Pine Island Channel
*Significant Feature~~ The last lighthouse built in the state of Connecticut.

LINKS
Official Lighthouse Site
http://www.lighthousefoundation.org/lighthouses/avery-point-light/

Jeremy D'Entremont's lighthouse info and history
http://www.newenglandlighthouses.net/avery-point-lighthouse.html

ALF article on relighting lighthouse
http://www.lighthousefoundation.org/2011/05/reenergizing-a-light-gone-dark-at-avery-point/
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