Cape Neddick "Nubble" Lighthouse
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New England Lighthouse Tours - Personalized minivan tours based in Portsmouth, NH.
Location: On island off Cape Neddick, near entrance to York River
Coordinates: 43 09 54 N 70 35 30 W
Previous lighthouse: Boon Island Light
Next lighthouse: Goat Island Light
Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation; property is maintained by the Town of York
Accessibility: Follow Nubble Road east from Route 1A (Long Beach Ave.) in York, near Long Sands Beach, for about 1 mile to Sohier Park. Click here for more detailed directions. There is free parking at Sohier Park with an excellent view of the lighthouse. The lighthouse and grounds are not open to the public.
Station established: 1879
Present lighthouse built: 1879
Construction materials: Cast iron lined with brick
Height of tower: 41 feet
Height of focal plane: 88 feet
Original optic: Fourth-order Fresnel lens (1879)
Present optic: Fourth-order Fresnel lens (1928)