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Object Name Postcard
Title Sakonnet Point Lighthouse Sakonnet, Rhode Island
Description Color photographic postcard. Photograph of Sakonnet lighthouse at Sakonnet Point in Little Compton RI. Sakonnet lighthouse was built in 1883/1884 on Little Cormorant Rock. The lighthouse began service November 1, 1884 and ended service in 1954. In 1961 Carl and Carolyn Haffenreffer purchased the lighthouse at auction for $1,300. They donated the lighthouse to the Friends of Sakonnet Lighthouse in 1985.
Year Range from 1950
Year Range to 1960
Print size h 3.5" x w 5.5"
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 2008.0809
Subjects Sakonnet Point
Sakonnet Lighthouse
Sakonnet Light
The Clumps

People Carl Haffenreffer
Carolyn Haffenreffer