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Name: Brant Point Light (old)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States

Location: Nantucket Harbor, Nantucket Sound.

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Managing Organization:
U.S. Coast Guard

This inactive lighthouse is part of a Coast Guard station. The active 1901 Brant Point Lighthouse is a short distance away.

Tower Height: 47

Description of Tower: White, conical brick tower with lantern removed.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1746

Date Present Tower Built: 1856

Date Deactivated: 1900

Optics: 1856: Fourth order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Part of Coast Guard station.

Open To Public? No.

The Coast Guard station is not open to the public, but the lighthouse can be easily viewed from the road leading to the 1901 Brant Point Light. It can also be seen from ferries coming to Nantucket.

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places


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