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LONG POINT LIGHT

State: MASSACHUSETTS
Location: CAPE COD BAY / PROVINCETOWN HARBOR
Nearest City: PROVINCETOWN
County: BARNSTABLE
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1827


Long Point Light
Photo by Jeremy D'Entremont
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1875
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1952
  • Foundation Materials: NATURAL/EMPLACED
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: SQUARE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 38
  • Original Optic: FIFTH ORDER
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: 300 MM, SOLAR POWERED
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 36
  • 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 (RUINS)
  • Year Constructed:
  • Construction Materials:
  • Architectural Style: BELL TOWER
  • Fog Signal Type: HORN/ORIG. BELL
Existing Keepers Quarters? NO (DESTROYED)

Other Structures: BRICK OIL HOUSE (1870S)

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD LEASE TO AMERICAN LIGHTHOUSE FOUNDATION / NEW ENGLAND LIGHTHOUSE SOCIETY

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #87002039
Name of Listing: LONG POINT LIGHT STATION (LIGHTHOUSES OF MASSACHUSETTS TR)
On State List/Inventory? YES; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
WORKS IN TANDEM WITH WOOD END LIGHT



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