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Whaleback Light (Whaleback Ledge Light)
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Date Established: 1820
Date Present Tower Built: 1872
Date Automated: 1963
Height of Tower: 50 ft.
Height of Focal Plane: 59 ft.
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Open to Public?: No
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DescriptionConical tower stands at the northeast side of the outer entrance to Portsmouth Harbor. Can be seen from Kittery Point at Fort Foster and from Portsmouth in New Hampshire.
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||Date posted: Wed Sep 13, 2006