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Lime Rock Light (Ida Lewis Yacht Club Light)
Newport, Rhode Island

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Date Established: 1854
Date Present Tower Built: 1854
Height of Tower: 13 ft.
Height of Focal Plane: 30 ft.


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Open to Public?: No

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The Lime Rock or Ida Lewis Yacht Club light is a 13' lantern on the corner of a granite keeper's residence. The light is famous for its legendary keeper, Ida Lewis (1857-1911) The light originally had a 6th order Fresnel lens that is now on display in the Museum of Newport History. The light was moved to a skeletal tower in 1927 that was discontinued in 1963 and demolished. The light is best seen from the water. A light is seasonally displayed by the yacht club that owns the building. The light is not open to the public.

Submitted by: lighthousephoto Date posted: Sun Aug 23, 2009 Views: 2744