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Cleveland East Ledge Lighthouse,
Pocasset, MA (Cape Cod)
*Dates of operation~~ 1943-present
*Building Material~~ Reinforced concrete
*Tower~~ 70 feet
*Elevation~~ On 9 foot tall concrete caisson base at sea level
*Markings~~ White w/ black lantern and brown caisson base
*Light Pattern~~ Flashing white every 10 seconds
*Existing Buildings~~ Keeper's quarters (integral to lantern), radio beacon
*Automated~~ 1978
*Original Lens~~ Fourth Order Fresnel
*Current Lens~~ 190mm, solar powered
*Open to Public?~~ No
*Current Owner~~ Privately owned
*Waterway Location~~ Buzzards Bay in the Cleveland Ledge Channel
*Significant Feature~~ Located near the west entrance to the Cape Cod Canal. Lighthouse
and ledge were named for former president Grover Cleveland who summered nearby for
many years.  This was also New England's last commissioned lighthouse.

    LINKS
Jeremy D'Entremont's lighthouse info and history
http://www.newenglandlighthouses.net/cleveland-ledge.html

National Park Service
http://www.nps.gov/history/maritime/light/cleveled.htm

New England Lighthouse Wallpaper Guide's lighthouse info
http://home.comcast.net/~debee2/mass/Cleveland.html

Cape Cod Times article dated 07/15/07 on state of lighthouse
http://www.capecodonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070715/NEWS/707150364
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