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Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse

Cape Neddick “Nubble” Lighthouse

Cape Neddick. Maine Site Established: 1874 Current Bldg. Erected: 1879 Height of Light Structure: 41 ft. Focal Plane of Light: 88 ft. Active: Yes Lens: 4th Order Fresnel Beacon Visibility: 14.5 Miles Historic Significance Score: 4...

Portland Head Lighthouse

Portland Head Lighthouse

Cape Elizabeth, Maine Site Established: 1787 Current Bldg. Erected: 1791 Height of Light Structure: 80 ft. Focal Plane of Light: 101 ft. Active: Yes Lens: DCB-224 Information: (207) 799-2661 Historic Significance Score: 5 Portland Head Lighthouse...

Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse

Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse

Ponce Inlet, Florida Site Established: 1834 Current Bldg. Erected: 1886 Height of Light Structure: 176.5 ft. Focal Plane of Light: 164.5 ft. Active: Yes Lens: First-Order Fresnel Beacon Visibility: 18 miles Information: (386) 761-1821 Historic Significance...

Gay Head Lighthouse

Gay Head Lighthouse

Aquinnah, Massachusetts Site Established: 1799 Current Bldg. Erected: 1856 Height of Light Structure: 51 ft. Focal Plane of Light: 170 ft. Active: Yes Lens: DCB-224 Information: 508-627-4441 Historic Significance Score: 3 In 1602, Bartholomew Gosnold built...

Cape Cod Lighthouse

Cape Cod Lighthouse

Truro, Massachusetts Site Established: 1797 Current Bldg. Erected: 1857 Height of Light Structure: 66 ft. Focal Plane of Light: 183 ft. Active: Yes Lens: VRB-25 Beacon Visibility: 19 N Miles Information: 508-487-1121 Historic Significance Score: 5...

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

Buxton, North Carolina Site Established: 1803 Current Bldg. Erected: 1870 Height of Light Structure: 198 ft. Focal Plane of Light: 192 ft. Active: Yes Tower Lens: DCB-224 Beacon Visibility: 24 N Miles Information: (252) 473-2111 Historic...

St. Augustine Lighthouse

St. Augustine Lighthouse

St. Augustine, Florida Site Established: 1823 Current Bldg. Erected: 1874 Height of Light Structure: 165 ft. Focal Plane of Light: 161 ft. Active: Yes Lens: First-Order Fresnel Beacon Visibility: 19-24 Miles Information: 904-829-0745 Historic Significance Score:...

Assateague Lighthouse

Assateague Lighthouse

Chincoteague, Virginia Site Established: 1833 Current Bldg. Erected: 1867 Height of Light Structure: 142 ft. Focal Plane of Light: 154 ft. Active: Yes Lens: DCB-224 Beacon Visibility: 19 miles Historic Significance Score: 3 In 1833, the...

Block Island Southeast Lighthouse

Block Island Southeast Lighthouse

Block Island, Rhode Island Site Established: 1872 Current Bldg. Erected: 1875 Height of Light Structure: 52 ft. Focal Plane of Light: 261 ft. Active: Yes Lens: First Order Fresnel Beacon Visibility: 22+ M Information: (401) 466-5009...

Currituck Beach Lighthouse

Currituck Beach Lighthouse

Corolla, North Carolina Site Established: 1873 Current Bldg. Erected: 1875 Height of Light Structure: 162 ft. Focal Plane of Light: 158 ft. Active: Yes Lens: 1st Order Fresnel Beacon Visibility Historic Significance Score: 2 Guarding the...