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Race Point Light

Historic 1876 Race Point Light on Cape Cod in Barnstable County, Massachusetts. The lighthouse is a 45 ft round cast iron tower with lantern room and gallery. The site includes an original wood keepers house. The light has a focal plane of 41 ft and a 16 mile range. Automated in 1972. The station is now part of the Cape Cod National Seashore.

 

The lighthouse was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987 (NRHP No. 87001482 as the Race Point Light).

 

ARLHS No. USA-680; USCG Light List No. 1-485

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Taken on August 10, 2013