Highland Lighthouse (Cape Cod Lighthouse)
North Truro, Massachusetts
Location: Cape Cod National Seashore, east side of Cape Cod
Coordinates: 42 02 21 N 70 03 44 W
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Managed by Cape Cod National Seashore.
Note (January 17, 2014): The National Park Service has severed their contract with Cape Cod Highland Light and Museum, Inc. At this point, the status of tours and management of this lighthouse is uncertain.
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: VRB-25 (below)
Characteristic: Flashing white every five seconds
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