Fort Pickering Light

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Fort Pickering Light
Fort Pickering (Winter Island) Light MA.JPG
US Coast Guard photo
Fort Pickering Light is located in Massachusetts
Fort Pickering Light
Location Salem, Massachusetts
Coordinates 42°31′35.3″N 70°51′59.3″W / 42.526472°N 70.866472°W / 42.526472; -70.866472Coordinates: 42°31′35.3″N 70°51′59.3″W / 42.526472°N 70.866472°W / 42.526472; -70.866472
Year first constructed 1871
Automated solar 1995
Deactivated 1969-1983
Foundation Concrete
Construction Cast iron and brick
Tower shape Conical tower
Markings / pattern White
Focal height 28 feet (8.5 m)
Characteristic Fl W 4s
Fog signal none
USCG number

1-10090 [1] [2]

Fort Pickering Light
Ocean Lighthouse Salem Massachusetts.jpg
2008
Location Salem, Massachusetts
Area 45 acres (18 ha)
Architectural style Multiple
Part of Winter Island Historic District and Archeological District (#94000335[3])
Designated CP April 14, 1994
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Fort Pickering Light, also known as Winter Island Light, is a lighthouse built in 1871 and discontinued by the Coast Guard in 1969. It was relit as a private aid to navigation by the City of Salem in 1983.

Winter Island Light is a constituent part of the Winter Island Historic District and Archeological District, which was added to the National Register of Historic Places on April 14, 1994.

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