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Colchester Reef Light
Shelburne, Vermont
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Location: Shelburne Museum (originally off Colchester Point in Lake Champlain)
Nearest town: Shelburne, Vermont
Original location:
44 33 32 N
73 20 00 W
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Accessibility: The lighthouse is on the grounds of the Shelburne Museum. There are exhibits inside the lighthouse; admission is included in admission to the museum. Check the museum's website for hours and directions.
Station established: 1871; Deactivated: 1933
Moved to Shelburne Museum in 1952
Construction material: Wood; Height of tower: 35 feet
Original optic: Sixth order Fresnel
Present optic: Sixth order Fresnel (inactive)
Owned and operated by the Shelburne Museum
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