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Name: Essex Reef Light   

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Also known as: Hayden's Point Light

Also known as: Essex Reef Post Light

Nearest Town or City:
Essex, Connecticut, United States

Location: Connecticut River.

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This lighthouse was destroyed and replaced by a skeleton tower in 1919. There was a similar lighthouse built on the Connecticut River in Chester.

Tower Height: 21

Description of Tower: White, hexagonal pyramidal wooden tower.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1889

Date Deactivated: 1919

Date Automated: 1912

Optics: Sixth order lens.

Current Use: Destroyed.

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