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Edgartown Lighthouse
Edgartown Harbor Lighthouse,
Edgartown, MA (Martha's Vineyard)
*Dates of operation~~ 1939-present
*Building Material~~ Cast Iron
*Tower~~ 45 feet
*Elevation~~ 3 feet above sea level
*Markings~~ White w/ black lantern
*Light Pattern~~ Flashing red every 6 seconds
*Existing Buildings~~ None
*Automated~~ 1939
*Original Lens~~ Fourth Order Fresnel
*Current Lens~~ 250mm solar powered
*Open to Public?~~ Yes
*Current Owner~~ Town of Edgartown licensed to Martha's Vineyard Museum
*Waterway Location~~ Entrance to Edgartown Harbor from Atlantic Ocean
*Significant Feature~~ Tower was originally built in 1875 and used at Ipswich, MA.
Relocated to Edgartown in 1939 when previous Edgartown lighthouse was destroyed in
1938 hurricane. The lighthouse is now home to The Children's Memorial at the Edgartown
Lighthouse.
     LINKS
Children's Memorial at the Edgartown Lighthouse
http://mvmuseum.org/childrenmemorial.php

National Park Service
http://www.cr.nps.gov/maritime/light/edgar.htm

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

Official lighthouse website
http://mvmuseum.org/edgartown.php
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