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Creation Date

4-6-2006

Building Name

Ned's Point Lighthouse

Description

Information etched in the stone tower of Ned's Point lighthouse which is located in Mattapoisett, Massachusetts. It is above the wood door (name, longitude/latitude, date established). It was built in 1838 and decommissioned in 1952. In 1993, the local Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla adopted the lighthouse. Auxiliary members renovated the lighthouse in 1995-1996. The tower is built of stone with a cantilevered granite stairway, with 32 steps embedded in the inner wall without the use of mortar. This is on the National Register of Historic Places (NRIS #87001488).

Latitude, Longitude

41.65087, -70.79564

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Lighthouses--Massachusetts--Mattapoisett; Mattapoisett (Mass.); Lighthouses

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