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Spectacle Island, Boston Harbor, Massachusetts
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This light station no longer exists.
Location: Spectacle Island, Boston Inner Harbor; Nearest city: Boston
42 19 36 N
70 59 05 W
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Station established: 1903; Discontinued: c. 1950s
Construction materials: Wood
Height of focal plane: 53 feet (front range), 70 feet (rear range)
Original optic: Fourth-order Fresnel; Original characteristic: Flashing white (front), fixed red (rear).
Spectacle Island is accessible by ferry from Boston.
Related Sites
Friends of the Boston Harbor Islands
Boston Harbor Islands National Park Area
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