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Name: Harlingen Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Harlingen, , Netherlands

Location: Harlingen Harbor, province of Friesland, in the north of the Netherlands.


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Photo: Michel Forand

Managing Organization:
Harlingen Lighthouse

Website: http://www.vuurtoren-harlingen.nl

Contact Address Information:
Voorstraat 34
8861 BL Harlingen
Netherlands

Notes:
There was a lighthouse in Harlingen around 1750, and in the 19th century it formed a range with a red light on the north mole in the harbor. Harlingen Lighthouse is now available for day and night use by two people. The facilities are on three levels in the lighthouse.

Height of Focal Plane: 69

Description of Tower: Square, stone and steel tower.

This light is not operational

Earlier Towers?
ca. 1750: Square tower on a fortress (demolished in 1872). 1904: Red hexagonal wooden tower with white bands (demolished in 1921).

Date Established: 1921

Date Present Tower Built: 1921

Date Deactivated: 1998

Current Use: Overnight accommodations.

Open To Public? Yes.

Nearby Lodging: Call +31 (0)517 415911 for information on lodging at the lighthouse.

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