Tower Height: 89
Height of Focal Plane: 118
Characteristic and Range: Red flash every 5 seconds, visible for 22 miles.
Description of Tower: Granite tower with four concave sides.
This light is operational
1858: Square granite tower, 105 feet tall, with a circular half-tower attached to the north side (destroyed in 1944).
Date Established: 1858
Date Present Tower Built: 1948
Date Automated: 1975
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
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