U.S. Coast Guard
This is still an active lighthouse, but the keeper's house is privately owned.
Tower Height: 59
Height of Focal Plane: 69
Description of Tower: Octagonal brick tower.
This light is operational
1886 two-story brick keepers' house.
Date Established: 1886
Date Present Tower Built: 1886
Date Automated: 1924
Optics: 1886: Fourth order Fresnel lens, still in use.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation, private residence.
Open To Public? no
The keeper's house is a private residence, so the site is not open to the public. The lighthouse can be viewed from the end of a breakwater at the end of Cherry Street.
Listed on the
National Register of Historic Places