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Lighthouses
of Southern
New England

September 2007

New England map

Another New England summer came to a close, but the early September weather still looked promising. Now that the crowds had subsided and the kids were back in school, it seemed like an opportune time for a daytrip or two. New England is known for lighthouses, and we decided to make a small tour of some of the more accessible ones. After a little homework, we identified about two dozen that looked worthy of visiting. So we began our route in Connecticut and wound up the coast of southern New England over the course three successive weekends. We ended our tour on Cape Cod and even made the journey out to Nantucket. Plans are already being drafted for a similar excursion to view the northern New England lights once the Spring thaw arrives.

Avery Point Light, CT
Avery Point

Bass River Light, MA
Bass River

Beavertail Light, RI
Beavertail

Brant Point Light, MA
Brant Point

Castle HIll Light, RI
Castle Hill

Chatham Light, MA
Chatham

Highland Light, MA
Highland

Hyannis Harbor Light, MA
Hyannis Harbor

Lynde Point Light, CT
Lynde Point

Morgan Point Light, CT
Morgan Point

Nauset Light, MA
Nauset

Ned's Point Light, MA
Ned's Point

New London Harbor Light, CT
New London Harbor

New London Ledge Light, CT
New London Ledge

Nobska Light, MA
Nobska

Point Judith Light, RI
Point Judith

Poplar Point Light, RI
Poplar Point

Rose Island Light, RI
Rose island

Sankaty Head Light, MA
Sankaty

Saybrook Breakwater Light, CT
Saybrook

Scituate Light, MA
Scituate

Stonington Harbor Light, CT
Stonington

Three Sisters of Nauset Lights, MA
Three Sisters

Watch Hill Light, RI
Watch Hill

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