Pomham Rocks Lighthouse
East Providence, Rhode Island
Location: East side of Providence River
Coordinates: 41 46 39 N 71 22 10 W
Owned by American Lighthouse Foundation. A chapter of the foundation, Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse, cares for the lighthouse.
Accessibility: The lighthouse is not open to the public. It can be seen from the East Bay Bike Path in East Providence, but note that trees along the path may have grown up to the extent that they block the view. A view may be possible from the grounds of the water treatment plant at 1 Crest Street in Riverside, East Providence.
Station established: 1871
Present lighthouse built: 1871
Relighted on July 30, 2006
Construction material: Wood
Other buildings still standing: oil house
Height of tower: 40 feet
Height of focal plane: 54 feet
Original optic: Sixth-order Fresnel lens Present optic: VLB-44 (LED)
Characterisitic: Fixed red
Previous lighthouse: Sabin Point Light Next lighthouse: Fuller Rock Light