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Built at a cost of $5000.00 the rubblestone tower was, at one time, enclosed in wood. The tower is 42 feet and the added lantern stands 129 feet above the high water level. It was lit by 10 lamps with 14 inch reflectors.
The first keeper was Jacob Shelburne, a former sea captain, he wrote the following: