Love of Lighthouses North American Lighthouses: Cape Cod Highland Light

Name: Cape Cod Highland Light

Location (State or Province): Massachusetts

Date Established: 1797, current tower 1857

Optics: Originally First Order Fresnel, current lens VRB-25

Markings: White with black lantern.

Structure: brick

Range: 18 nautical miles

Characteristics: Fl W 5s

Elevation: 170 ft focal plane

Posted by Windigo on Mar 20, 2010 3:54 PM CST:
Travel Instructions:
From Route 6 near the northern tip of Cape Cod and 3.5 miles north of Truro, take the Cape Cod Light/Highland Road exit and travel east on Highland Road to South Highland Road. Turn right onto South Highland Road and then left on Lighthouse Road, which will lead to the lighthouse and the Highland Golf Links.

The Cape Cod Highland Lighthouse is open daily from mid-May to mid-October from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The lighthouse is owned by the National Park Service. Grounds open, dwelling/tower open in season.

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