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Location: Little Brewster Island, outer Boston Harbor
Nearest town: Hull
42 19 42 N
70 53 24 W
Accessibility: The lighthouse is open to private
boaters by arrangement: call (617) 223-8666. Boaters must drop off
passengers and anchor offshore.
There are also public tours in season.
information, click here.
Station established: 1716; Current lighthouse tower
Construction material: Stone with brick lining; Tower
height: 89 feet; Height of focal plane: 102 feet
Other buildings still standing: 1876 fog signal building,
1884 keeper's house,1884 cistern building, 1889 oil house, 1899
Current optic: Second order Fresnel lens (1859)
Characteristic: Flashing white every 10 seconds
Fog signal: One blast every 30 seconds
The electricity for Boston Light is now supplied by Hull Wind
National Historic Landmark; Active U.S. Coast Guard aid
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