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|Provincetown Places: Race Point Lighthouse|
Keeper's house built about 1840
Fog bell installed 1852
Present fog signal building built 1873
Steam fog whistle installed 1873
Keeper's house added on to 1874
Present lighthouse built 1876
Present oil house built 1876
Electricity installed 1957
Light station automated unmanned 1978
Present light & fog signal installed (solar) 1994
Height of main light above water 41 feet
Max. keeper's salary until 1976 - $333
Max. keeper's salary until 1939 - $600
Center for Coastal Studies Race Point Field Station established 1999
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