Winter Island Light (Fort Pickering Light) (1871)

Winter Island Light (Fort Pickering Light) (1871)

50 Winter Island Road | Salem, MA 01970

(978)745-9430

http://www.salemweb.com/winterisland/

winterisland@salem.com

Built adjacent tot he site of the former Fort Pickering in Winter Island Park.

42 31 36 N             70 52 00 W

Station established: 1871

Current lighthouse tower built: 1871

Deactivated 1969 – 1983

Construction materials: Cast iron with brick lining, concrete foundation

Height of focal plane: 28 feet

NPS photo by Candace Clifford, 1995

 

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