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Near Jamestown in Newport County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Foundation of the Original Beavertail Lighthouse

 
 
Foundation of the Original Beavertail Lighthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2015
1. Foundation of the Original Beavertail Lighthouse Marker
Inscription.
Foundation of the Original
Beavertail Lighthouse
Erected 1749
Third Lighthouse To
Be Established On
The Atlantic Coast

 
Location. 41° 26.947′ N, 71° 23.966′ W. Marker is near Jamestown, Rhode Island, in Newport County. Marker can be reached from Beavertail Road south of Clarkes Village Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. This marker is located in the Beavertail State Park, a short distance southeast of the existing lighthouse complex, on the crest of rock ridge, just above the waterfront. Marker is in this post office area: Jamestown RI 02835, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The 1749 Foundation (here, next to this marker); The Granite Light Tower (within shouting distance of this marker); The Keeper's House (within shouting distance of this marker); Fog Signal Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The West Passage to Narragansett Bay (within shouting distance of this marker); The Assistant Keeper's House (within shouting distance of this marker); Whale Rock Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); History of the Beavertail Light Station (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Jamestown.
 
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Foundation of the Original Beavertail Lighthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2015
2. Foundation of the Original Beavertail Lighthouse Marker
view of the marker affixed on the lower right hand corner of the foundation structure.
Foundation of the Original Beavertail Lighthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2015
3. Foundation of the Original Beavertail Lighthouse Marker
A more distant view of the marker affixed on the lower right hand corner of the foundation structure.
Foundation of the Original Beavertail Lighthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2015
4. Foundation of the Original Beavertail Lighthouse Marker
View of the original lighthouse foundation, and nearby historical marker.
Beavertail Lighthouse as it Appears in 2015 image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2015
5. Beavertail Lighthouse as it Appears in 2015
View looking south of the Beavertail Lighthouse.
Beavertail Lighthouse as it Appears in 2015 image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 29, 2015
6. Beavertail Lighthouse as it Appears in 2015
View looking north of the Beavertail Lighthouse.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 160 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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