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ANNISQUAM HARBOR LIGHT (1897)
Location: WIGWAM POINT/IPSWICH BAY
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/U.S. COAST GUARD HOUSING

BAKERS ISLAND LIGHT (1821)
Location: BAKERS ISLAND/SALEM HARBOR APPROACH
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

BASS RIVER LIGHT (WEST DENNIS LIGHT) (1855)
Location: BASS RIVER HARBOR
Current Use: PRIVATE AID TO NAVIGATION/INN

BIRD ISLAND LIGHT (1819)
Location: SIPPICAN HARBOR OFF BUZZARD'S BAY
Current Use: ISLAND IS NESTING GROUND

BORDEN FLATS LIGHT (1881)
Location: MOUNT HOPE BAY/TAUNTON RIVER
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

BOSTON LIGHT (1784)
Location: LITTLE BREWSTER ISLAND/BOSTON HARBOR
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

BRANT POINT LIGHT (1901)
Location: NANTUCKET ISLAND
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/COAST GUARD HOUSING

BUTLER FLATS LIGHT (1898)
Location: NEW BEDFORD CHANNEL/ACUSHNET RIVER
Current Use: PRIVATE AID TO NAVIGATION

BUZZARDS BAY ENTRANCE LIGHT (SITE) (1961)
Location: BUZZARDS BAY MAIN CHANNEL
Current Use: NO LONGER EXTANT

CAPE ANN LIGHT (TWIN LIGHTS) (1861)
Location: THACHERS ISLAND
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION IN SOUTH TOWER/NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

CAPE COD (HIGHLAND) LIGHT (1857)
Location: EAST SIDE OF CAPE COD
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/NATIONAL PARK EXHIBIT

CAPE POGE (POGUE) LIGHT (1893)
Location: MARTHAS VINEYARD/CHAPPAQUIDDICK ISLAND
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

CHATHAM LIGHT (1877)
Location: W. SIDE CHATHAM HARBOR/SE CAPE COD
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/COAST GUARD HOUSING

CLEVELAND EAST LEDGE LIGHT (1943)
Location: BUZZARDS BAY/CLEVELAND LEDGE CHANNEL
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

DUXBURY PIER LIGHT ("BUG LIGHT") (1871)
Location: DUXBURY BAY
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

EAST CHOP (TELEGRAPH HILL) LIGHT (1877)
Location: MARTHAS VINEYARD/VINEYARD HAVEN ENTRANCE
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION IN TOWN PARK

EASTERN POINT LIGHT (1890)
Location: EAST SIDE GLOUCESTER HARBOR ENTRANCE
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/COAST GUARD HOUSING IN KEEPERS

EDGARTOWN HARBOR LIGHT (1875)
Location: EDGARTOWN HARBOR/EASTERN END OF MARTHA'S VINEYARD
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

FORT PICKERING (WINTER ISLAND) LIGHT (1871)
Location: WINTER ISLAND/SALEM HARBOR
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/PARK

GAY HEAD LIGHT (1856)
Location: MARTHA'S VINEYARD
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

GRAVES (THE) LIGHT (1905)
Location: BOSTON NORTH CHANNEL/MASSACHUSETTS BAY
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

HOSPITAL POINT (RANGE FRONT) LIGHT (1872)
Location: MAIN CHANNEL TO SALEM HARBOR
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/COAST GUARD HOUSING

HYANNIS (RANGE REAR) LIGHT (1849)
Location: HYANNIS HARBOR
Current Use: PRIVATE RESIDENCE

LONG ISLAND HEAD LIGHT (1901)
Location: NORTHEAST END LONG ISLAND/BOSTON HARBOR
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

LONG POINT LIGHT (1875)
Location: CAPE COD BAY/PROVINCETOWN HARBOR
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

MARBLEHEAD LIGHT (1896)
Location: MARBLEHEAD NECK/MASSACHUSETTS BAY
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION IN PUBLIC PARK

MINOTS LEDGE LIGHT (1860)
Location: COHASSET ROCKS
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

MONOMOY POINT LIGHT (1849)
Location: MONOMOY ISLAND OFF CAPE COD
Current Use: NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

NAUSET LIGHT (1877)
Location: CAPE COD - BOSTON APPROACH
Current Use: PRIVATE AID TO NAVIGATION/KEEPERS IS SUMMER COTTAGE

NED'S POINT LIGHT (1838)
Location: MATTAPOISETT HARBOR ENTRANCE
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION IN TOWN PARK

NEWBURYPORT HARBOR (PLUM ISLAND) LIGHT (1898)
Location: PLUM ISLAND/IPSWICH BAY
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

NEWBURYPORT HARBOR RANGE LIGHTS (1873)
Location: NEAR MERRIMAC RIVER
Current Use: UNKNOWN

NOBSKA POINT LIGHT (1876)
Location: WOODS HOLE HARBOR ENTRANCE
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/COAST GUARD HOUSING

PALMER ISLAND LIGHT (1849)
Location: NEW BEDFORD HARBOR
Current Use: PRIVATE AID TO NAVIGATION

PLYMOUTH (GURNET) LIGHT (1843)
Location: GURNET POINT/PLYMOUTH BAY
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

RACE POINT LIGHT (1876)
Location: NORTHERN TIP OF CAPE COD
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION IN NATIONAL PARK

SANDY NECK LIGHT (1857)
Location: WEST SIDE OF BARNSTABLE HARBOR ENTRANCE/CAPE COD
Current Use: PRIVATELY OWNED

SANKATY HEAD LIGHT (1850)
Location: NANTUCKET ISLAND
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

SCITUATE LIGHT (1811)
Location: CEDAR POINT/SCITUATE HARBOR
Current Use: PRIVATE AID TO NAVIGATION

STAGE HARBOR LIGHT (1880)
Location: STAGE HARBOR/NANTUCKET SOUND
Current Use: PRIVATELY OWNED

STRAITSMOUTH ISLAND LIGHT (1896)
Location: STRAITSMOUTH ISLAND
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION IN BIRD REFUGE

TARPAULIN COVE LIGHT (1891)
Location: NAUSHON ISLAND OF ELIZABETH ISLANDS
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

TEN POUND ISLAND LIGHT (1881)
Location: GLOUCESTER HARBOR
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

THREE SISTERS LIGHTS (THREE TOWERS) (1892)
Location: RELOCATED TO LOCATION CLOSE TO NAUSET LIGHT BEACH
Current Use: NATIONAL PARK

WEST CHOP LIGHT (1891)
Location: WEST CHOP ROAD/MARTHAS VINEYARD
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION/COAST GUARD HOUSING IN KEEPERS

WINGS NECK LIGHT (1889)
Location: BUZZARD'S BAY
Current Use: PRIVATE RESIDENCE

WOOD END LIGHT (1873)
Location: ENTRANCE TO PROVINCETOWN HARBOR
Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION



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