Tongue Point Lighthouse
Location: West side of Bridgeport Harbor entrance
Nearest city: Bridgeport, Connecticut
Coordinates: 41.166668N 73.177496W_
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Active aid to navigation. The lighthouse is not open to the public.
Accessibility: The lighthouse is on the grounds of a power plant and cannot be visited, but it can be seen distantly from some points on shore. You can get a view from across the harbor, about a half-mile distant, from the Pleasure Beach Pier in Bridgeport, at the end of Central Ave., just south of the intersection with Seaview Ave.
A close view is possible from the Bridgeport to Port Jefferson ferry.
Station established: 1894
Present lighthouse built: 1895
Construction material: Cast iron
Height of tower: 31 feet
Height of focal plane: 31 feet
Original optic: Sixth-order Fresnel lens
Present optic: 155 mm
Previous lighthouse: Bridgeport Harbor Light
Next lighthouse: Stratford Point Light