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Sabin's Point postcard face - click to enlarge

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Sabin's Point

State: RI
Year established: 1872
Latitude: 41 deg 45 min 44 sec N
Longitude: 71 deg 22 min 31 sec W
Height above sea level: 49 feet

Original construction:
White, octagonal wooden tower on granite dwelling; on granite pier.

deactivated and demolished in 1968 for channel widening

More information:
Bachand, Robert G.,Northeast Lights - Lighthouses and Lightships - Rhode Island to Cape May, NJ, (Norwalk, CT: Sea Sports Publications, 1989), pp. 28-29