Sankaty Head Light – Siasconset, Nantucket

Year Founded: 1850

Currently Exists: Yes

Accessible to Public: Open on select days

Visiting Hours: Saturday, October 10, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (free admission)

Address: 122 Atlantic Street, Nantucket

Past & Present

Past Present

PICTURE BY: Past – Cape Cod Life Archives | Present – Edward Kim

Note: To preserve the lighthouse from an eroding cliff’s edge, the Sankaty Head Lighthouse was moved back about 400 feet in 2007.


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