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Montauk Point Lighthouse

Montauk Point Lighthouse

Montauk, New York Site Established: 1792 Current Bldg. Erected: 1796 Height of Light Structure: 110.5 ft. Focal Plane of Light: 168 ft. Active: Yes Lens: VRB-25 Beacon Visibility: 19 Nautical Miles Information: 631-668-2544 Historic Significance Score:...

Marshall Point Lighthouse

Marshall Point Lighthouse

Port Clyde, Maine Site Established: 1832 Current Bldg. Erected: 1858 Height of Light Structure: 31 ft. Focal Plane of Light: 30 ft. Active: Yes Lens: 300 MM Beacon Visibility Historic Significance Score: 3 Guarding the small...

Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

Bristol, Maine Site Established: 1827 Current Bldg. Erected: 1835 Height of Light Structure: 38 ft. Focal Plane of Light: 79 ft. Active: Yes Lens: Fourth Order Fresnel Historic Significance Score: 3 In 1826, the U.S. Congress...

Drum Point Lighthouse

Drum Point Lighthouse

Solomons Island, Maryland Site Established: 1854 Current Bldg. Erected: 1883 Height of Light Structure: 47 ft. Focal Plane of Light: 47 ft. Active: Yes Lens: Fourth-Order Fresnel Beacon Visibility: 13 Miles Historic Significance Score: 3 On...

Cape Henry Lighthouses

Cape Henry Lighthouses

Virginia Beach, Virginia Site Established: 1792 Current New Bldg. Erected: 1881 Height of New Light Structure: 164 ft. Focal Plane of New Light: 164 ft. Active: Yes Tower Lens: 1st Order Beacon Visibility: 15 Miles Information:...

Marblehead Lighthouse

Marblehead Lighthouse

Marblehead, Ohio Site Established: 1819 Current Bldg. Erected: 1822 Height of Light Structure: 65 ft. Focal Plane of Light: 67 ft. Active: Yes Lens: Outer: 300 MM Beacon Visibility Historic Significance Score: 5 Established in 1819,...

Wind Point Lighthouse

Wind Point Lighthouse

Racine, Wisconsin Site Established: 1880 Current Bldg. Erected: 1880 Height of Light Structure: 108 ft. Focal Plane of Light: 111 ft. Active: Yes Lens: DCB-24 Beacon Visibility: 19 miles Historic Significance Score: 5 Constructed in 1880...

Bodie Island Lighthouse Lighthouse

Bodie Island Lighthouse

Nags Head, North Carolina Site Established: 1848 Current Bldg. Erected: 1872 Height of Light Structure: 170 ft. Focal Plane of Light: 156 ft. Active: Yes Tower Lens: 1st Order Fresnel Beacon Visibility: 19 miles Information: (252)...

Holland Light

Holland Light

Holland, Michigan Site Established: 1872 Current Bldg. Erected: 1934 Height of Light Structure: 45 ft. Focal Plane of Light: 52 ft. Active: Yes Lens: 250 MMl Beacon Visibility: 20 Miles Historic Significance Score: 2 Upon being...

Endangered Lighthouse List

Endangered Lighthouse List

Avery Point Lighthouse, CT The Avery Point Lighthouse was constructed by the United States Coast Guard in 1943 on the site of their training station located in Groton, CT. The light was an operational aid to...