|Year first constructed 1791|
Construction Granite and concrete
Current lens length 19 cm
Added to NRHP 21 November 1976
|Year first lit 1821 (current tower)|
Height 18 m
Area 5 ha
Focal height 34 m
|Location E of Salem on Bakers Island, Salem, Massachusetts|
Similar Bakers Island, Fort Pickering Light, Annisquam Harbor Light, Marblehead Light, Hospital Point Range Fr
Boat trip to bakers island lighthouse
Bakers Island Light is a historic lighthouse on Bakers Island in Salem, Massachusetts. The station was originally established in 1791, with a daymark. This was replaced in 1798 by two lights atop a keeper's house, one at each end. After storm damage in 1815, an octagonal stone tower was constructed. The current round stone tower was added in 1820. The 1820 tower was taller, leading to the names "Ma" and "Pa". The two remained in service until 1926, when the older, shorter tower was removed.
- Boat trip to bakers island lighthouse
- Map of Bakers Island Lighthouse, Manchester by the Sea, MA 01944, USA
Map of Bakers Island Lighthouse, Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 01944, USA
The light was added to the National Register of Historic Places as Baker's Island Light Station in 1976.
The City of Salem, the Coast Guard, and NOAA spell the name without an apostrophe, but the National Register of Historic Places includes it. The name is always written with the "s".