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Block Island Southeast Light is a lighthouse located on the southeastern shore of Block Island, Rhode Island. The lighthouse signals sea traffic coming from the Atlantic Ocean into the waters of Block Island and Long Island Sound, and remains an active navigational aid to sea vessels. It was designated a U.S. National Historic Landmark in 1997. South East Lighthouse on Wikipedia

Station established: 1875
Present lighthouse built: 1875
Deactivated: 1990
Relighted: 1994

Construction material: Brick

Height of tower: 52 feet
Height of focal plane: 261 feet

Original optic: First-order Fresnel
Present optic: First-order Fresnel (originally from Cape Lookout Light, NC)

Characteristic: Flashing green every five seconds
Fog signal: One blast every 30 seconds

Other buildings still standing: Keeper’s house (attached), two cisterns, garage, storage building, boathouse