Stamford Harbor Ledge Light

Stamford Harbor Ledge Lighthouse is a lighthouse in Connecticut, United States, on the Stamford Harbor entrance on Chatham Rock near Stamford, Connecticut.

The lighthouse has a floating dock and from the upper balcony Long Island Sound, Stamford, Stamford Harbor, and Manhattan skyscrapers can be seen. The interior of the structure has seven levels.

History

The Stamford Harbor Ledge lighthouse was built in 1882 and was a sparkplug lighthouse cast iron tower, manufactured in Boston. The light, 3,600 feet (1,100 m) from shore, was sold to a private party in 1955.

Several lighthouse keepers and their families lived in the lighthouse at various times.

In 2008, the property was put up for sale, with an asking price of $1.75 million as of September 25, 2008. By June 2009, the asking price had fallen to $1.595 million, according to the real estate agent's website. According to an advertisement for the real estate offering, the property includes the lighthouse, Chatham Rock and, in words that were in quotes in the advertisement, "surrounding underwater land embraced within a circle, seven hundred fifty (750) feet in diameter, the center of which is Chatham Rock".

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