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New London Harbor Light

Pequot Avenue, New London, CT
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Private Property - No Access By Land

You used to be able to have an obstructed view of the New London Harbor Light from Pequot Avenue... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Elida G
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Groton, Connecticut
Lighthouse Tour

Was able to get a good view of this light by boat from the water with the Cross Sound Cruises. The... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Dean_Amy-2004
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New Oxford, Pennsylvania
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White lighthouse typical to the New England coastline.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good30%
  • Average25%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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Pequot Avenue, New London, CT
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

You used to be able to have an obstructed view of the New London Harbor Light from Pequot Avenue, but now it is surrounded by houses, a wall, fences and a beach, all marked private property. Since there is no access by land, the best...More

Thank Elida G
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Was able to get a good view of this light by boat from the water with the Cross Sound Cruises. The light is privately owned, so not accessible from land.

Thank Dean_Amy-2004
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Its hard to get good pictures of this lighthouse because you have to take the pictures from the road or a boat. It is not open to the public but still worth the trip to see what you can of it.

Thank Another-MO-Traveler
Reviewed 12 September 2016

End of story! Had to drive down a ways in order to get a photo from a distance. The house near it looks pretty rundown from the road.

Thank longoverdue
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Photograph from boat if possible. I have been inside, long climb and good view. Now restricted by neighbors who were not part of the visitation agreement.

2  Thank c0llegehill
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Another visit to New London Harbor Light this summer (2016) to check on its restoration. It is now complete with its tall, white frame thrusting upwards to remind passersby (pedestrians, mariners and motorists) of a remarkable history of guiding boats safely into the harbor. The...More

Thank jeffl499
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Now somewhat open to the public. Soon a dock will be set up for those with boats. I look forward to coming back. Now visits need to be planned due to some issues with neighbours.

1  Thank brynulf
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Still an active lighthouse, owned by the Maritime Historical Society (along with Ledge Light and Race Rock Light). Recently restored, but limited land access due to squabbles with the privately owned Keepers House. Best viewed from the water.

1  Thank oompahdave
Reviewed 7 October 2014

This was a revisit for me. It was a first visit for my friend. See my November 2013 review for lighthouse history, stats, and damage from Supertstorm Sandy, plus tips for viewing and photographing this lighthouse that’s on private grounds on Pequot Avenue. The old...More

8  Thank Maurene_K
Reviewed 16 July 2014

Having grown up in New London, I was excited to tour this lighthouse once tours became available through the Custom House Maritime Museum. It's great to climb the lighthouse and see the view! Definitely recommend. The lighthouse is very close to a private residence, so...More

3  Thank KristinPI
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