Location: New Bedford Channel , mouth of Acushnet River
Nearest city: New Bedford
41 36 12 N
70 53 42 W
Accessibility: The lighthouse is not open to the
public. It can be seen from the shore along East Rodney French
Boulevard, and from the ferries leaving New Bedford for Martha's
Vineyard and Cuttyhunk.
Station established: 1898; Current lighthouse tower
built: 1898; Automated: 1978
Construction material: Brick, cast iron; Tower height: 53
feet; Height of focal plane: 53 feet
Original optic: Fifth-order Fresnel
Present optic: LED; Characteristic: Flashing white every
Active private aid to navigation.
City of New