Snug Harbor Light is a lighthouse located in South Kingstown, Rhode Island. It is located on the western shore of Point Judith Pond, at the entrance to Snug Harbor. The lighthouse was built in 1890 and is a 40-foot-tall (12 m) octagonal tower. It is made of cast iron and has a white brick base. The lighthouse is automated and no longer has a keeper.The lighthouse was built to help ships navigate the narrow channel between Point Judith Pond and the Atlantic Ocean. It is one of several lighthouses in the area, including Beavertail Lighthouse and Point Judith Lighthouse.Snug Harbor Light is a popular tourist destination. It is open to the public for tours during the summer months. The lighthouse is also a popular spot for fishing and bird watching.Here are some other things to know about Snug Harbor Light: The lighthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The lighthouse is owned by the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. The lighthouse is managed by the Snug Harbor Marina.
Keith R Wahl, Made From RI Gallery