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ANNISQUAM HARBOR LIGHT

State: MASSACHUSETTS
Location: WIGWAM POINT / IPSWICH BAY
Nearest City: ANNISQUAM
County: ESSEX
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1801


Annisquam Harbor Light
USCG photo
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1897
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1974
  • Foundation Materials: STONE
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: CYLINDRICAL ATTACHED TO GARAGE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height: 41
  • Original Optic: FIFTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: 190 MM
  • Year Present Lens Installed: 1988
  • Height of Focal Plane: 45
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Fog Signal Type: HORN
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1801
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style: SHINGLE
  • Construction Materials: WOOD FRAME
Other Structures: OIL HOUSE, GARAGE, WALKWAY (REPLACED IN 1978)

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/U.S. COAST GUARD HOUSING

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED Reference; #87001526
Name of Listing: ANNISQUAM HARBOR LIGHT STATION (LIGHTHOUSES OF MASSACHUSETTS TR)
On State List/Inventory? YES; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
TOWER CONNECTED TO SHORE BY ELEVATED WOODEN WALKWAY



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