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Southeast Lighthouse

Address: Mohegan Trail, Block Island, RI
Phone Number: 401/466-5009
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Ranked #3 of 22 Attractions in Block Island
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Lighthouses, Landmarks
Owner description: These two lighthouses stand watch over tiny Block Island, scene of 59 ship wrecks in the early...
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Type: Lighthouses, Landmarks
Owner description: These two lighthouses stand watch over tiny Block Island, scene of 59 ship wrecks in the early 1800s.

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Brooklyn, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

How many sailors buffeted by violent Atlantic storms silently thanked their maker when they saw the Southeast Lighthouse's fresnel lens refracting the light into the frigid ocean gloam? It's a beautiful lighthouse. Red brick solid, graceful in a chunky stolid way. Around 1994 or so, I and my family watched it jacked up on to rails and millimeter by millimeter... More 

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Newmarket, New Hampshire
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61 reviews 61 reviews
23 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We took a short walk to the lighthouse and were totally amazed of the beauty of this lighthouse. Standing near the Mohegan Bluffs gives this lighthouse a serene atmosphere. this is a must take when on Block Island.

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Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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121 reviews 121 reviews
64 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We saw this lightouse from a distance - in the pictures it looks like it is a short walk, but it is quite a walk though the sand - it is ork the walk, but allow time, or you can go as far as you want to get a good picture.

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Hoboken, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The view and the experience was a piece of heaven. We will be back definitely. Take your time and just soak it all in. Put the cameras away and ENJOY THE MOMENT! :)

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CT
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97 reviews 97 reviews
45 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We were married here 4 years ago! It is such a beautiful, tranquil spot. The lighthouse has a neat history and is gorgeous. The views from up top are spectacular. Take the tour inside (few dollars) - it is worth it!

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

this lighthouse is an architectural gem, and at some point, it should absolutely be refurbished. The lighthouse building is absolutely beautiful. There are four chimneys, and a peak inside indicates tiny fireplace and alot of neglect. There is no question this place suffers from our country's lack of need for lighthouse attendance. But this unique structure, built almost like a... More 

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Silver City, New Mexico
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Captivating view of Long Island from this lighthouse, and the open sea! Visited by school group on most days during the school year.

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Montclair, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We hiked to the Southeast Lighthouse via the interior portion of the Island and then along the Mohegan Bluffs. There was a small food truck at the lighthouse, which offered a fun frozen lemonade that was perfect after a couple hours of hiking in the sun.

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Stratford, Connecticut
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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The lighthouse is pretty unique - brick structure that was moved away from an eroding cliff a couple of decades ago. The process of moving this large structure is outlined and amazing. The curator on premise knows his history and the history is fascinating. Admission is free unless you would like a tour and then it is $10 for the... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This is a beautiful lighthouse, with an a amazing history. Spend a few bucks and take the tour, you will not regret it. If you enjoy learning about the places you visit, you will be charmed with the history of this special spot on Block Island. As a child I loved seeing the green light flashing at night and hearing... More 

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