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Saybrook Breakwater Lighthouse,
Old Saybrook, CT
*Dates of operation~~ 1886-present
*Building Material~~ Cast iron w/ brick lining
*Tower~~ 48 feet
*Elevation~~ 10 feet above sea level
*Markings~~ White w/ black trim
*Light Pattern~~ Flashing green every six seconds
*Existing Buildings~~ Keeper's quarters (Integral to lantern)
*Automated~~ 1959
*Original Lens~~ Fifth Order Fresnel
*Current Lens~~ 300mm, solar powered
*Open to Public?~~ No
*Current Owner~~ Privately owned
*Waterway Location~~ Long Island Sound at the mouth of the Connecticut River
*Significant Feature~~ Lighthouse was made available in April of 2007 to interested
parties as per the National Historic Lighthouse Preservation Act of 2000. Also known as
the Outer Light, it is located only one and one-half miles away from the
Lynde Point
Lighthouse.


  LINKS
Jeremy D'Entremont's lighthouse info and history
http://www.newenglandlighthouses.net/saybrook-breakwater.html

National Park Service
http://www.nps.gov/history/maritime/light/saybrook.htm

1887 lighthouse inspection report
http://www.uslhs.org/national_archives/saybrook_1887.htm
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