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Castle Hill Lighthouse
Narragansett Bay

This lighthouse is owned by the US Coast Guard.

The grounds are open, but not the tower.  That being said, it's a bit tricky to get to, since there are no signs. 

We finally found it on our second trip, going down the road for the Castle Hill Inn, which looks private, but is not.  You'll park at the marina, just before you get to the inn.

I found the lighthouse using the link from Lighthouse Friends: http://www.lighthousefriends.com/light.asp?ID=396

Copyright: Joe Bushee
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Uploaded: 17/07/2011
Actualizat: 16/10/2014
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Tags: ocean; lighthouse; beach; boats
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