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Craighill Channel Lower Range Front Lighthouse

Craighill Channel Lower Range Light Front (Craighill Light) is the second oldest cast iron, “spark plug” and caisson type lighthouse in the United States. Its design with a single-story keeper’s quarters is unique. Built in 1873 it had a fourth order Fresnel lens with a red lantern. The light was automated in 1964 with a 250 mm solar powered optic.

Located in the harbor entrance about 2 miles east southeast of North Point. Accessible only by boat. There is a distant view from North Point State Park. Tower closed to public.

 


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GPS: 39.188614,-76.3944

 

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