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Colchester Reef Lighthouse,
Shelburne, VT
*Dates of operation~~ 1871-1933, 2006-present
*Building Material~~ Wood
*Tower~~ 35 feet
*Elevation~~
*Markings~~ White w/ black trim and lantern
*Light Pattern~~ Fixed red
*Existing Buildings~~ Keeper's quarters (integral to tower)
*Automated~~ 2006
*Original Lens~~ Sixth Order Fresnel
*Current Lens~~ Original, w/ 55 watt light bulb
*Open to Public?~~ Yes
*Current Owner~~ Shelburne Museum, Inc.
*Waterway Location~~ Lake Champlain
*Significant Feature~~ Originally in Lake Champlain, the lighthouse was replaced by a
lighted buoy and relocated, along with its original granite pier, to Shelburne Museum in
1952.   

       LINKS
Official Lighthouse Site
http://shelburnemuseum.org/explore/buildings/galleries/lighthouse/

Video of lighthouse history
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIq157G0RPw

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