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Scituate Light (Scituate Harbor Light)
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Date Established: 1810
Date Present Tower Built: 1811
Height of Tower: 50 ft.
Height of Focal Plane: 70 ft.
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Open to Public?: Yes - special events and times
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DescriptionDeactivated in 1860 when Minot's Ledge was built.
2 teenage daughters of the original lighthouse keeper scared off the British in 1812 by playing their Dad's Fife and Drum and - making the Redcoats think there were sildiers there.
Owned and maintained by the town now.
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||Date posted: Wed Aug 15, 2007