Nauset Light – Eastham

Year Founded: 1838

Currently Exists: Yes

Accessible to Public: Yes

Visiting Hours: May 10 through May 17: Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.
May 24 through Sept. 6: Sundays 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
July 1 through August 26: Wednesdays 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Sept. 13 through October 25: Sundays 1 to 4 p.m.

Address:125 Nauset Light Beach Road.

Past & Present

Past Present

PICTURE BY: Past – Cape Cod Life Archives | Present – Raj Das

Note: Three lighthouses once existed at Nauset Beach to differentiate the area from Highland Light in Truro, which had one lighthouse, and Chatham Light to the south, which had two. Because the three lights resembled women clothed in white dresses and black hats, the lighthouses were called the “Three Sisters of Nauset.”