Maritime

Black Rock Harbor Light
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Black Rock Harbor Light

BY Richard A. Sattanni, 06/05/18 The city of Bridgeport collectively has many historic sights. The Harbor area of the Black Rock section has quite a history. This part of the city is the home of the Black Rock harbor light with quite a historical background. The ...

January 21, 2018
Maritime  Parks  

Kathleen Moore

 1812-1899 The story of Kate Moore, the lighthouse keeper who kept the lights aglow in Black Rock Harbor is a wonderful tale of the sea of long ago. In 1817, Captain Stephen Moore was injured while unloading goods from a ship.  Stephen then applied for a job ...

January 18, 2011
Featured  Maritime  Women  
Kathleen Moore, 1812-1899
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Kathleen Moore, 1812-1899

By:  Mary K. Witkowski The story of Kate Moore, the lighthouse keeper who kept the lights aglow in Black Rock Harbor is a wonderful tale of the sea of long ago. In 1817, Captain Stephen Moore was injured while unloading goods from a ship.  Stephen then applied ...

June 28, 2018
Maritime  Women  
The Bridgeport Harbor Lighthouse
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The Bridgeport Harbor Lighthouse

by Andy Piascik The waters near Bridgeport were long served by lighthouses that helped to guide ships to their destinations. One that is still in use is the Penfield, which opened in 1874 and is located a mile from shore. A little more than a mile ...

September 05, 2017
Maritime