lighthouse tower is privately owned; the light and fog signal are
maintained by the U.S. Coast Guard as active aids to navigation.
lighthouse is not open to the public. It is best viewed from the Borden Light Marina in Fall River.
Location: Taunton River / Mount Hope Bay
Nearest city: Fall River
41 42 16 N
71 10 28 W
Station established: 1881;
Current lighthouse tower built: 1881; Automated: 1963
Construction material: Cast
Tower height: 50 feet; Height of focal plane: 47
Original optic: Fourth-order Fresnel; Current
optic: Vega VRB-25
Characteristic: Flashing white light every 2.5
Fog signal: One blast every 10 seconds