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Bullock Point postcard face - click to enlarge

Bullock Point postcard obverse - click to enlarge

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Bullock Point

State: RI
Year established: 1872
Latitude: 41 deg 44 min 16 sec N
Longitude: 71 deg 21 min 51 sec W
Height above sea level: 50 feet

Original construction:
portable beacon on granite pier

1876: Square tower on white Victorian dwelling; on granite pier.

damaged and undermined by 1938 huricane and discontinued

More information:
Bachand, Robert G.,Northeast Lights - Lighthouses and Lightships - Rhode Island to Cape May, NJ, (Norwalk, CT: Sea Sports Publications, 1989), pp. 26-27