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Custom - Stratford Point Light - Lighthouse Drawing Reproduction in Reclaimed Wood Frame - 26-1/2-in

$ 135.00
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This is a custom order for this artwork.  Production time for this item is 4-6 weeks.  Orders cannot be cancelled once order has been placed.
  • This unique wall art is reproduction of a vintage hand colored line drawing of Stratford Point Light, located at the mouth of the Housatonic River where the river meets Long Island Sound, in the Lordship section of Stratford, Connection
  • Shadowbox framed in reclaimed wood with your choice of frame finish (grey wax finish shown in photo)
  • Frame measures 26-1/2-in W x 18-1/2-in

A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this item will be donated to the Stratford Historical Society. This item is not eligible for any discounts.

 

  • Stratford Point Light is located in the Lordship coastal section of Stratford and was originally established in 1822.  
  • The original lighthouse and keeper's quarters were destroyed in a fire in 1881, and then replaced with a new 35-foot cast iron tower and eight room Gothic Revival house.
  • The all white tower was later given the distinctive marking of a red band around its middle.
  • The building adjacent to the tower was constructed in 1911 to house the two engines needed to operate the small air compressor for the newly installed siren fog horn.
  • Several changes were made to the lighthouse optics over the years, with the current optic installed in 1990.
  • Stratford Point Light continues to guide mariners past the shifting sand bars of the mouth of the Houstatonic River.


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