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Scituate Light
Scituate, Massachusetts
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Scituate Light and keeper's house
Jeremy D'Entremont
Location: Cedar Point, Scituate Harbor; Nearest town: Scituate
42 12 18 N
70 42 57 W
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Station established: 1811; Present tower built: 1811; Deactivated: 1860-1990
Construction materials: Granite, brick
Other buildings still standing: 1811 keeper's house, storage building
Tower height: 50 feet; Height of focal plane: 70 feet
Accessibility: The grounds around the lighthouse are open all year. The tower is open only during occasional open houses.
Active private aid to navigation, managed by:
Scituate Historical Society
Scituate, MA 02066
(781) 545-1083
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Present optic: 250 mm. Characteristic: Flashing white every 15 seconds
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The Word from Old Scituate Light
 
The Town of Scituate
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Next lighthouse: Minot's Ledge Light
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