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Name: Burkehaven Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Sunapee, New Hampshire, United States

Location: Lake Sunapee


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Photo: Jeremy D'Entremont

Managing Organization:
Lake Sunapee Protective Association

Website: http://www.lakesunapee.org

Notes:
Burkehaven Light is one of three lighthouses built on Lake Sunapee in the 1890s in an effort to improve the safety of steamboat travel. The lighthouse was destroyed by ice in 1936 and quickly rebuilt. Today the lighthouse is owned by the New Hampshire Marine Patrol Bureau but the structure is maintained by the Lake Sunapee Protective Association.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1893

Date Present Tower Built: 1936

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Directions:
The lighthouse can be seen from the scenic cruises offered on the M.V. Mt. Sunapee II, Sunapee Harbor, New Hampshire. See www.sunapeecruises.com or call 603-763-4030 for details.

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