There is still an active solar-powered navigational light on a metal tower about 60 feet from the lighthouse. At over 800 feet above sea level, this is believed to be the highest light in the United States.
Tower Height: 40
Description of Tower: White, square brick tower attached to keeper's house.
This light is not operational
1867 two-story integral brick keeper's house, oil house, storage building, outhouse.
1854: Wooden tower.
Date Established: 1854
Date Present Tower Built: 1867
Date Deactivated: 1961
Current Use: Private residence.
Open To Public? No.
Accessible by boat only. This site is not open to the public.
Listed on the
National Register of Historic Places