Boston Harbor, Massachusetts
Location: Outer Boston Harbor; entrance to Broad Sound Channel
Coordinates: 42 21 54 N 70 52 09 W
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Accessibility: The lighthouse is privately owned and is not open to the public. It can be seen from points along the shore in Winthrop (Shore Drive), Hull (Nantasket Beach), and Nahant, but is best seen by boat.
Click here for the Graves Light Station website.
Station established: 1905
Present lighthouse built: 1905
Construction material: Granite
Other buildings still standing: Oil house
Height of tower: 113 feet
Height of focal plane: 98 feet
Characteristic: Two white flashes every 12 seconds
Fog signal: Two blasts every 20 seconds