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Morgan Point (Noank) postcard face - click to enlarge

Morgan Point (Noank) postcard obverse - click to enlarge

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Morgan Point (Noank)

State: CT
Year established: 1831
Latitude: 41 deg 18 min 59 sec N
Longitude: 71 deg 59 min 22 sec W

Original construction:
25-foot white granite tower with separate keeper's house

1868: present 52-foot white cast-iron tower on granite dwelling.

discontinued 1919; privately owned

More information:
Bachand, Robert G.,Northeast Lights - Lighthouses and Lightships - Rhode Island to Cape May, NJ, (Norwalk, CT: Sea Sports Publications, 1989), pp. 97-99