Highland Lighthouse (Cape Cod Lighthouse)
North Truro, Massachusetts
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Location: Cape Cod National Seashore, east side of Cape Cod
Coordinates: 42 02 21 N 70 03 44 W
Previous lighthouse: Nauset Light
Next lighthouse: Race Point Light
Owned by Cape Cod National Seashore. Managed by Eastern National.
The lighthouse will be closed until 2022 due to restoration work.
Station established: 1797
Present lighthouse built: 1857
Construction material: Brick, cast iron
Other structures still standing: 1857 keeper's house, 1857 generator shed
Tower height: 66 feet
Height of focal plane: 170 feet
Earlier optic: First-order Fresnel lens (1857)
Present optic: VLB-44 (LED), installed January 2017.
Characteristic: Flashing white every five seconds
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