Ledge Light

An unknown Coast Guard officer wrote the following in the crew’s log on the last night before the automated light system was installed: “Rock of slow torture. Ernie’s domain (the ghost of a light keeper). Hell on earth—may New London Ledge’s light shine on forever because I’m through. I will watch it from afar while drinking a brew.”

Ledge Light Lighthouse – click to enlarge

Built in 1909 outside the New London Connecticut harbor.

(something different)

5 thoughts on “Ledge Light”

  1. Thanks for sharing, I’ve never seen this one before! I love lighthouses, going to be sharing some myself soon, for a change. Come to think of it, I’ve already drafted one for a post, lol, of the local one here in my town.

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