Straitsmouth Island Light


Straitsmouth Island Light

Infobox Lighthouse


caption = Straitsmouth Island Light
location = Rockport, Massachusetts
coordinates =
yearlit = 1896
automated = 1967
yeardeactivated =
foundation = Granite
construction = Brick / Asphalt
shape = Cylindrical
marking = White with black lantern
height = 37
lens = 250 MM, solar powered
range =
characteristic = Green, flashing every 6 sec

The Straitsmouth Island Light is a lighthouse located on Straitsmouth Island, near Rockport, Massachusetts. It was built in 1835, was automated in 1967, and is still in operation.

The Straitsmouth Island Lighthouse is listed in the National Register of Historic Places as the Straitsmouth Island Light, reference number 87001487.

External links

* [http://www.nps.gov/history/maritime/light/straits.htm NPS - Historic light stations - Straitsmouth Island Light]
* [http://www.rockportusa.com/Lighthouse.cfm?id=9333&mk=0&ck=177&em=&ey= Rockport website]


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