A Newspaper Article from the Past… C.H. Salisbury, the first keeper of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse (1871 to 1893), was no doubt faithful to his duties based on his long tenure (22 years) at the offshore sentinel, but he also appears to have been proficient at helping save lives along the Providence River as well. According […]
(Feature from November 2011 edition of The Pomham Glow…the newsletter of the Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse) After many months of planning, obtaining all the proper permits, and weather delays, our project to secure safer and easier docking facilities to the island is now complete. A & O Marine, with Mike Miller, owner, and his […]
The Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse continue to make good things happen when it comes to preservation and education. Their dedication is not only ensuring the restoration and ongoing maintenance of the 1871 Pomham Rocks Lighthouse, the group also remains steadfast in their efforts to share the history and importance of this majestic beacon with […]
The update below has been provided by Don Doucette, chairman, of the Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse. A hearty round of thanks goes out to the FPRL volunteers who help make their community a better place through this annual clean-up effort! The Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse (FRRL) recently conducted its annual April shoreline cleanup […]
In recent years, when the calendar turns to the month of December, residents along Rhode Island’s northern Narragansett Bay can look forward to Pomham Rocks’ Lighthouse Santa taking to the water with his trusty “elves” to help spread some Christmas joy. On December 4, 2010, Lighthouse Santa and his jolly crew did just that as […]
Pomham Rocks Lighthouse Santa and his elves will be returning to Narragansett Bay onboard their holiday-themed boat.