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You’ll see… Marblehead Light!


Marblehead Light was built in 1896 and is the only light of its type in the US.

a group of people in a boat on a body of water

There had been an earlier lighthouse on the spot, built in the 1830s, when there were few buildings on Marblehead Neck. But as the area became popular, cottages obscured the small light.

After trying various workarounds ā€” like hoisting a light up a tall flagpole each night ā€” the Coast Guard built a new steel lighthouse. Its light is green, signifying that it should kept on the left when entering the harbor.

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