Location: Edgartown Harbor, Martha's Vineyard
Nearest town: Edgartown
Accessibility: The lighthouse is open to the public
from late May to mid-October.
Click here for the
schedule. The grounds are open all year.
41 23 27 N
70 30 11 W
Station established: 1828; Current lighthouse tower
built: 1881 (moved from Ipswich in 1939); Automated: 1939
Construction material: Cast iron
Tower height: 45 feet; Height of focal plane: 45 feet
Original optic: Fourth order Fresnel; Current optic: 250
Characteristic: Flashing red every six seconds
Other buildings still standing: None
Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation