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Location: Aquinnah (Gay Head) Cliffs, Martha's
Nearest town: Aquinnah (Gay Head)
41 20 54 N
70 50 06 W
Station established: 1799
Current lighthouse tower built: 1856
Tower height: 51 feet
Height of focal plane: 170 feet
Other buildings still standing: None
Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation.
Accessibility: The lighthouse is open from
mid-June to mid-September; click
here for the schedule.
Call the Martha's Vineyard Museum
at 508-627-4441 for more information.
Earlier optic: First order
Present optic: DCB-224
Characteristic: Alternating red
and white flashes each 15 seconds
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