Orient Point Lighthouse, photo courtesy http://www.lighthouse.cc/ New England Lighthouses: A Virtual Guide##

Orient Point Lighthouse, photo courtesy New England Lighthouses: A Virtual Guide.

The Suffolk Times: Orient Point Lighthouse is on the auction block … again.

Following a failed attempted by the U.S. General Service Agency to sell the historic lighthouse last year the department has once again opened the property for bidding.

Built in 1899, the cast iron lighthouse, also known as the “Coffee Pot” lighthouse, is located just off the tip of the North Fork in Plum Gut. The building stands 45 feet tall and boasts three stories of living quarters and two watch decks, according to the GSA listing.

To read more:

The Suffolk Times


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