Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Reenergizing a Light gone Dark at Avery Point

Avery Point Light is on the campus of the Univ. of CT
On April 15, 2011, the University of Connecticut notified the Avery Point Lighthouse Society that the tower’s beacon, located on the University’s Groton Campus, was extinguished.

From that point forward, a team effort to relight the optic went into full swing.

Click here to read the full story.

Right: Avery Point's beacon is ready to go (L to R) Robert Zadroga, James Streeter and Ben Roccapriore (Photo courtesy of James Streeter).

1 comment:

  1. Ah, so that is the name of that light. I've seen it as we sailed on a ferry down to Long Island.