Northern Lighthouse Board
Tower Height: 98
Height of Focal Plane: 141
Characteristic and Range: 3 white flashes every 20 seconds, range 23 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Conical tower with red and white horizontal bands.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1789
Date Present Tower Built: 1824
Date Automated: 1978
Fog Signal: Discontinued 1987 (was 1 blast every 90 seconds).
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
Keepers: Alexander Reid (1789-1823)