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HYANNIS (RANGE REAR) LIGHT

State: MASSACHUSETTS
Location: HYANNIS HARBOR
Nearest City: HYANNIS
County: BARNSTABLE
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1849


Hyannis (Range Rear) Light
Photo by Jeremy D'Entremont
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1849
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1929
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: NATURAL/EMPLACED
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/BLACK REPLICA LANTERN
  • Shape: CONICAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height: 19
  • Original Optic: OIL LAMP W/REFLECTOR
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1849
  • Present Optic: REMOVED
  • Year Present Lens Installed: 1929
  • Height of Focal Plane: 42
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Fog Signal Type: ORIG. BELL
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES, MODIFIED 1929 (3 LATER ADDITIONS)
  • Year Constructed: 1849
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style: CAPE COD
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
Other Structures: BRICK OIL HOUSE (1902)

Current Use:

Owner/Manager: PRIVATE OWNER

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: NONE; Reference # 0
Name of Listing:
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
TOWER CONNECTED TO HOUSE BY ENCLOSED WALKWAY; REPLACED BY BREAKWATER LIGHT; LANTERN REMOVED 1929, NEW LANTERN CREATED 1987



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