Pomham Rocks Lighthouse to be Restored

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EastBayRI.com: “It’s very hot up here, but the view’s worth it,” promises Dave Kelleher, as he descends the ladder into the tight-fitting light tower atop the Pomham Rocks Lighthouse in East Providence, Rhode Island, last week.

He’s right: It’s steamy up there, but the panoramic view of the Providence River dazzles. And if things go as planned by The Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse, everyone will be allowed to enjoy the view within the next few years. It could even be a tourist destination, said Mr. Kelleher, a retired school principal and chairman of the nonprofit group.

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