Cape Cod Lighthouses

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Cape Cod is rich in the history of lighthouses. They symbolize safety and security for the travelers at sea. Some have changed over the years and some are no longer in service but they are a piece of history you won't want to miss if you are in the area.

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The perfect summer destination for families or couples. Easy to navigate and so many attractions within driving distance, makes for easy day trips on Cape Cod.

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The perfect summer destination for families or couples. Easy to navigate and so many attractions within driving distance, makes for easy day trips on Cape Cod.

Nauset Lighthouse on Cape Cod; Abstract architectural photography by David De…

Nauset Lighthouse on Cape Cod; Abstract architectural photography by David De…

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ATTRACTION//Cleveland Ledge Light--last commissioned lighthouse in New England, built by U.S. Coast Guard in Buzzards Bay and put into service in 1943, named after President Grover Cleveland, is now privately owned #clevelandledgelight    #capecodlighthouses #capecod     #spmvacations

Cleveland Ledge Lighthouse

Cleveland Ledge Lighthouse, Massachusetts Lighthouses, photographs, pictures, history, location, visitor information, maps, description, hotels, Lighthousefriends.com

ATTRACTION//Wings Neck Light--original built in 1849, replaced by a separate tower in 1943, after building of Cleveland Ledge Light in Cape Cod Canal it was considered expendable and was discontinued in 1945, it has been private property since 1947, can be viewed from a gate about 100 yards from lighthouse, lighthouse available for rent #wingsnecklight    #capecodlighthouses #capecod     #spmvacations

Wings Neck Lighthouse - Cape Cod Lighthouses

Staying in a lighthouse is one of the experiences that everyone looks forward to. At the Wings Neck Lighthouse, you get a historic, charming, and unique...

ATTRACTION//Nobska Point Light--built in 1828, rebuilt in 1876, automated in 1985, remains an active aid to navigation today, keeper's house serves as home for commander of Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England, grounds open to public, lighthouse tours must be arranged #nobskapointlight    #capecodlighthouses #capecod     #spmvacations

Nobska Point Lighthouse - Cape Cod Lighthouses

Nobska point is passed by a stream of ships crossing Vineyard Sound, Falmouth and borders the Elizabeth Islands to the north and south Vineyard Martha...

ATTRACTION//Sandy Neck Light--originally built in 1826 and rose out of center of keeper's house, rebuilt in 1857 separate from the keeper's house, became private property in 1933 and is still private property today, restored with the help of the Sandy Neck Lighthouse Restoration Committee and the American Lighthouse Foundation #sandynecklight      #capecodlighthouses #capecod     #spmvacations

Sandy Neck Lighthouse

Sandy Neck Lighthouse, Massachusetts Lighthouses, photographs, pictures, history, location, visitor information, maps, description, hotels, Lighthousefriends.com

ATTRACTION//Lewis Bay Light (a.k.a. Hyannis Harbor Light)--activated in 1849, decommissioned in 1929, sold in 1929 and became private property from then until now but changed hands many times, on the mainland it can be viewed by parking in the lot of a small park on Ocean Avenue west of the lighthouse and walking the beach, can easily be viewed from ferries traveling from Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard #lewisbaylight     #capecodlighthouses #capecod     #spmvacations

Lewis Bay Lighthouse (a.k.a. Hyannis Harbor Light)

The lighthouse is listed as Lewis Bay Lighthouse, but it is now called Hyannis Harbor Light. In the early 1800s Hyannis was a busy fishing and commercial..

ATTRACTION//Bass River Light (a.k.a. West Dennis Light)--sits atop the Lighthouse Inn, constructed in 1854, decommissioned in 1914, became private property in 1938, open for occasional tours in summer #westdennisinn     #capecodlighthouses #capecod     #spmvacations

The Lighthouse Inn photos

The Lighthouse Inn on Cape Cod: View our The Lighthouse Inn photos.

ATTRACTION//Monomoy Point Lighthouse--established in 1823, decommissioned in 1923, ferry services will take visitors to Monomoy Island but it is quite a hike to the lighthouse, one of the least visited light stations in Massachusetts  #monomoylight      #capecodlighthouses #capecod     #spmvacations

Monomoy Point Lighthouse

Monomoy Point Lighthouse, Massachusetts Lighthouses, photographs, pictures, history, location, visitor information, maps, description, hotels, Lighthousefriends.com

ATTRACTION//Stage Harbor Light (a.k.a. Harding's Beach Lighthouse)--youngest lighthouse in Cape Cod, built in 1880, decommissioned in 1933, is now private property but can be viewed from Harding's Beach #stageharborlight      #capecodlighthouses #capecod     #spmvacations

The Stage Harbor Light by texas-wildcat on DeviantArt

Also known as the Hoyt Lighthouse. My friends family owns it. I've been in it a couple times. There's no running water or eletricity. Taken while drivin... The Stage Harbor Light

ATTRACTION//Chatham Light--established in 1808, second light on Cape Cod, keeper's house currently used as U.S. Coast Guard Station and on-duty personnel living quarters, automated in 1982, remains an active aid to navigation still today, lighthouse open to public #chathamlight     #capecodlighthouses #capecod     #spmvacations

My Favorite Photography Images

Edgartown MA Lighthouse Went to the New England this past Summer 2012. Enjoyed the "hunt" for lighthouses, one of my photography passions. I will be sharing a few of my favorites here. Chatham Cape Code Eastham Nauset Light Cape Code North Truro "Highland Light" Cape Cod

ATTRACTION//Three Sisters Light--three lighthouses built in a straight line 150 feet apart and illuminated in 1839, by early 1900s they were out of commission and being sold off, brought back together in 1983, are open to the public #threesisterslight     #capecodlighthouses #capecod     #spmvacations

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