Northern Lighthouse Board
Tower Height: 42
Height of Focal Plane: 128
Characteristic and Range: Two flashes every 10 seconds with red and white sectors.
Description of Tower: White, conical masonry tower with black lantern.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1861
Date Present Tower Built: 1861
Date Automated: 1969
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
The lighthouse is accessible via a walking trail from Ardtalla, a 10 mile (16 km) round trip.
Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!
Keepers: Thomas Douglas (1917-1919)