The original tower was raised to 58 feet in 1938. Although the lighthouse was camouflaged in 1942, it was destroyed in 1944. A new lighthouse was built in 1955.
Tower Height: 43
Height of Focal Plane: 295
Characteristic and Range: Occluding white light, flashing four times every 12 seconds, visible for 12 nautical miles (red and green sectors: 8 nm).
Description of Tower: Dark green lantern on a white, octagonal concrete tower.
This light is operational
1836: Square tower on a dwelling, 30 feet tall; focal plane height of 282 feet.
Date Established: 1836
Date Present Tower Built: 1955
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
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