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Edgartown Light
Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
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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
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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 mm (solar-powered)
Characteristic: Flashing red every six seconds


Other buildings still standing: None
Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation
Maintained by:
Martha's Vineyard Museum
Related Sites
Children's Lighthouse Memorial
Historical Records of Edgartown

Martha's Vineyard Vacation Tips
Previous lighthouse: East Chop Light
Next lighthouse: Cape Poge Light
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