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|Name: Battery Point Light|
Location (State or Province): Crescent City, California
Date Established: 1856
Optics: Fourth order Fresnel lens
Markings: white cylindrical brick tower on square granite house
Characteristics: white flash every 30 s.
Elevation: 45 ft
Posted by Windigo on Mar 17, 2010 1:55 PM CST:
|Travel Instructions: |
From Highway 101 in Crescent City, go west on Front Street until it ends at A Street. Turn left onto A Street and follow it to the parking lot at its end. The Battery Point Lighthouse is open April through September, tides permitting, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday. You can call (707) 464-3089 during these hours to learn when the tide permits access to the island. A gift shop and museum, showcasing the original fourth-order Fresnel lens, are located in the lighthouse. Visitors are permitted to climb to the top of the tower.