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Bass River (West Dennis) Lighthouse
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Bass River (West Dennis) Lighthouse,
West Dennis, MA (Cape Cod)
*Dates of operation~~ 1855-1914, 1989-present
*Building Material~~ Iron tower on wood house
*Tower~~ 44 feet
*Elevation~~ 3 feet above sea level
*Markings~~ White w/ red trim
*Light Pattern~~ Flashing white every 6 seconds
*Existing Buildings~~ Keeper's quarters
*Automated~~ 1989
*Original Lens~~ Fourth Order Fresnel
*Current Lens~~ 300mm optic
*Open to Public?~~ Yes
*Current Owner~~ Privately owned, (Lighthouse Inn)
*Waterway Location~~ Bass River Harbor, Nantucket Sound
*Significant Feature~~  Located on the edge of mile-long West Dennis Beach, lighthouse
is now part of an upscale resort known as "Lighthouse Inn".

           LINKS
Official Lighthouse Site
http://www.lighthouseinn.com/

Jeremy D'Entremont's Lighthouse info and history
http://www.newenglandlighthouses.net/bass-river.html
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