This lighthouse was declared a national monument in 1982.
Tower Height: 72
Height of Focal Plane: 85
Characteristic and Range: Occulting (7-second light, 3-second eclipse) sector light, visible for 14 (white), 11 (red) and 10 (green) nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Octagonal, pyramidal cast-iron tower with black and white bands and a black lantern.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1868
Date Present Tower Built: 1867
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.