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Windmill Point Light
Alburg, Vermont
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lighthouse and keeper's house
Jeremy D'Entremont 
Location: Alburg, Lake Champlain; Nearest town: Alburg, Vermont
44 58 53 N
73 20 30 W
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Accessibility: The lighthouse is privately owned and is not accessible to the public.
Station established: 1830; Present lighthouse built: 1858
Deactivated 1931-2002; relit 8/7/02
Construction material: Limestone
Height of tower: 40 feet; Height of focal plane: 52 feet
Original optic: Sixth order Fresnel; Present optic: 300 mm
300mm optic
Characteristic: Flashing white every four seconds
Other buildings still standing: 1858 keeper's house
Station is privately owned; light is an active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation
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Vermont Info: Vermont Travel and Living
Lake Champlain Region
Previous lighthouse: Isle la Motte Light
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