U.S. Coast Guard
This lighthouse is almost a duplicate of Fowey Rocks Light. It was included in a series of postage stamps depicting American lighthouses in the 1980s.
Tower Height: 109
Height of Focal Plane: 109
Description of Tower: Skeletal octagonal pyramidal tower with integral keeper's quarters.
Listed on the Lighthouse Digest Doomsday List of endangered lighthouses.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1880
Date Present Tower Built: 1880
Date Automated: 1963
Optics: 1880: First order Fresnel lens; now VRB-25, solar powered.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? no
Keepers: William Bates (1880-?)