In 1840 work began to construct this 70 foot lighthouse, with sandstone quarried from East Haven and a solid brick interior. This lighthouse guided many ships into the harbor, until 1877 when a more strategic light was built near the breakwater.

New Haven's Lighthouse

Lighthouse Point Park, an 84-acre park by the sea; is also home to a “Coney Island Style” Carousel, a public beach, bathhouse, picnic areas and shelters – open to the public.

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New Haven’s Lighthouse

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