Dutch Island Light House Working to save a Narragansett Bay treasure

Dutch Island Lighthouse Society

Dutch Island Lighthouse, in the west passage of Rhode Island's Narragansett Bay, is a 42-foot brick tower built in 1857. It was built to replace a lighthouse established in 1826.

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Dutch Island Lighthouse Shines for Mariners

Jamestown Press
November 21, 2007 - A dozen cars and twice as many people lined the shore at Fort Getty on the Jamestown side of Dutch Island last Saturday night. All eyes were focused on the freshly painted Dutch Island Lighthouse tower that was bathed in white light. At approximately 7:18 p.m., a red light blinked 42-feet above ground atop the tower...

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A Whole New Light

Providence Journal
November 21, 2007 - A cannon sounded, the countdown began, and a little after 7 last night, the 1857 Dutch Island Lighthouse light blinked on for the first time in more than two decades...

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At Dutch Island, Ghosts of Past Settlements

South County Independent
July 8, 2010

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