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Highland (Cape Cod) Lighthouse
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Highland (Cape Cod) Lighthouse,
North Truro, MA
*Dates of operation~~ 1857-present
*Building Material~~ Brick
*Tower~~ 66 feet
*Elevation~~ 120 feet above sea level
*Markings~~ White w/ black lantern
*Light Pattern~~ Flashing white every 5 seconds  
*Existing Buildings~~ Keeper's quarters, attached walkway, generator shed
*Automated~~ 1987
*Original Lens~~ First Order Fresnel
*Current Lens~~ VLB-44 (LED)
*Open to Public?~~ Yes
*Current Owner~~ National Park Service as Cape Cod National Seashore
*Waterway Location~~ Atlantic Ocean
*Significant Feature~~ Due to cliff erosion, entire lighthouse structure was moved back
450 feet in 1996, smack dab into the middle of the Highland Links Golf Course, (how's that
for an obstacle?). Also was the first lighthouse station in the U. S. to have a flashing
beacon.
    LINKS
Official Lighthouse Site
http://www.highlandlighthouse.org/

Aerial photos from Marinas.com
http://www.cr.nps.gov/maritime/park/capecod.htm

Jeremy D'Entremont's lighthouse info and history
http://www.newenglandlighthouses.net/highland.html
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