Butler Flats Lighthouse
New Bedford, Massachusetts
Location: New Bedford Channel , mouth of Acushnet River
Coordinates: 41 36 13.5 N 70 53 40.5 W
This lighthouse is privately owned.
Accessibility: The lighthouse is not open to the public. It can be seen from the shore along East Rodney French Boulevard, and from the ferries leaving New Bedford for Martha's Vineyard and Cuttyhunk.
Station established: 1898
Current lighthouse tower built: 1898
Construction material: Brick, cast iron
Tower height: 53 feet
Height of focal plane: 53 feet
Original optic: Fifth-order Fresnel lens
Present optic: LED (below)
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