Faulkner's Island Lighthouse
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Location: About 3.5 miles offshore in Long Island Sound.
Coordinates: 41 12 43 N 72 39 13 W
Faulkner's Light Brigade
The island is a protected nesting area and is not open to the public most of the summer. There is an annual open house in September for those who can reach the island with their own boats.
Station established: 1802
Present lighthouse built: 1802
Construction material: Stone with brick lining
Height of tower: 46 feet
Focal plane height: 94 feet
Earlier optic: Fourth order Fresnel lens (1856)
Present optic: VLB-44 (LED), solar powered