Portsmouth Harbor Light taken from Fort McClary in Kittery, ME.
The station was established in 1771. The present lighthouse was built in 1878 and it was automated in 1960.
Construction material: Cast iron.
Height of tower: 48 feet; Height of focal plane: 52 feet.
Optic: Fourth order Fresnel lens (1854). Characteristic: Fixed green (produced by green acrylic cylinder around lens), visible for 12 nautical miles.
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From Portsmouth Harbor Light - Portsmouth, NH