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Wing's Neck Light

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Built  1849
Opened  1849
Added to NRHP  15 June 1987
NRHP Reference #  87001503
Area  1 ha
Wing's Neck Light wwwcapecodinsidercomimagesWingsNeckjpg
Location  Pocasset, Massachusetts
MPS  Lighthouses of Massachusetts TR
Similar  Cleveland East Ledge Light, Point Gammon Light, West Dennis Light, Monomoy Point Light, Bird Island Light

The Wing's Neck Light is a historic lighthouse in the Pocasset village of Bourne, Massachusetts. It is located on Wing's Neck Road at the end of Wing's Neck, a peninsula between Pocasset Harbor and the Hog Island Channel, which provides access to the Cape Cod Canal. The first lighthouse was built in the site in 1849; it was a stone keeper's house with a wood frame tower above, and was destroyed by fire in 1878.

The present lighthouse and keeper's house were built in 1889; it is the only extant wood-frame light and keeper's house connected by a covered way from that period.

The lighthouse was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.

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Wing's Neck Light Wikipedia


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