Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse
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Location: Jameson Point, Rockland Harbor
Coordinates: 44 06 15 N 69 04 39 W
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Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation. Property is owned by the City of Rockland and managed by Friends of Rockland Harbor Lights, a chapter of the American Lighthouse Foundation.
Accessibility: The lighthouse is at the end of a 7/8-mile-long breakwater, so visiting requires a nearly two-mile round trip walk. It is open weekends in summer. For more information, visit Friends of Rockland Harbor Lights.
Station established: 1902
Present lighthouse built: 1902
Construction materials: Wood, brick
Height of tower: 25 feet
Height of focal plane: 39 feet
Original optic: Fourth-order Fresnel lens
Present optic: VRB-25 (below)
Characteristic: Flashing white every five seconds
Fog signal: One blast every 15 seconds