Deer Island Lighthouse
Near Winthrop, Massachusetts
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Location: About 1000 feet south of Deer Island, Boston Harbor
Coordinates: 42 20 24 N 70 57 17 W
This lighthouse no longer exists (replaced by modern fiberglass structure). The modern tower can be seen from many sightseeing cruises leaving Boston and from a public trail around Deer Island.
Station established: 1890
Present tower built: 1982
Construction material (original tower): Cast iron
Construction material (present tower): Fiberglass
Tower height: 51 feet (present tower), focal plane: 53 feet.
Characteristic: Alternating white and red flash every 5 seconds.
Previous lighthouse: Broad Sound Channel Inner Range Lights
Next lighthouse: Lovells Island Range Lights