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Black Rock Light Station
Premises page 1 of 2
1/2 enclosed by a board fence for a garden.
Wharf containing Coal Dock & Buoy Sheds.
A good road leads to wharf distant from tower 350'.
From Bridgeport 2.5 miles by sailboat or from Black Rock, 1 mile.
2.5 miles to Bridgeport, CT., 1 mile to Black Rock.
Bridgeport, CT., or Black Rock
Black Rock, 1/2 mile.
Fairfield station on the New York & New Haven RR.
Tower built 1808; New lantern 1854; tower raised w/ brick, covered w/ flagging.
In 1854, when new lantern was erected; New dwelling for keeper erected 1879.
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