Cuttyhunk Light – Gosnold

Year Founded: 1823
Currently Exists: No
Accessible to Public: N/A
Visiting Hours: N/A
Address: Cuttyhunk Island (south-westernmost of the Elizabeth Islands, Buzzards Bay)

Past & Present

PICTURE BY: Past – Cape Cod Life Archives | Present – Joshua Shortsleeve

Note: Today, all that remains of the lighthouse is a stone oil house, which lacks a door and a roof. The lighthouse was repaired several times over the years, including in 1891, but following a powerful hurricane in 1944 that damaged it heavily the structure was torn down.

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