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Sandy Neck Light

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Deactivated  1931-2007
Height  12 m
Opened  1826
Year first constructed  1826
Original lens  5th order Fresnel lens
Construction started  1826
Range  7,408 m
Materials  Cast iron, Steel
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Location  Barnstable, Massachusetts
Year first lit  1857 (current structure)
Tower shape  Cylindrical Stone Tower
Markings / pattern  White with black bands and lantern
Similar  Wing's Neck Light, West Dennis Light, Wood End Light, Point Gammon Light, Stage Harbor Light

Sandy Neck Light was first established in 1826. The current tower was built in 1857 and strengthened in the 1880s. It was discontinued in 1931, replaced by a skeleton tower, which was discontinued in 1952. The light was relit as a private aid to navigation in 2007.

References

Sandy Neck Light Wikipedia


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