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Ten Pound Island Light (Tenpound Island Light)
Gloucester, Massachusetts

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Date Established: 1821
Date Present Tower Built: 1881
Height of Tower: 30 ft.
Height of Focal Plane: 57 ft.


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Open to Public?: Grounds only

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The lighthouse on Ten Pound Island was established in 1821. The present tower was built in 1881 and served until the light was discontinued in 1956, being replaced by a skeletal tower. The lighthouse has been restored and was relighted in 1989.

The Ten Pound Island lighthouse can be seen from various points around Gloucester Harbor but is best seen either from the water or by visiting the island.

Submitted by: lighthousephoto Date posted: Sun Dec 14, 2008 Views: 1526