lighthouse

Gay Head Light – Aquinnah, Martha’s Vineyard

Picture by:
Past – Cape Cod Life Archives
Present – Quinn Dombrowski

Year Founded: 1799
Currently Exists: Yes
Accessible to Public: Yes
Visiting Hours: The light is closed until July. The light is open to the public daily from July through October 12, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The light is also open on Thursday nights from July through September 10.
Address: 9 Aquinnah Circle, Aquinnah, Martha’s Vineyard
Note: The current lighthouse is 160 years old and weighs 400 tons. In 2015, the light was moved back about 135 feet from an encroaching cliff face.