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New England Lighthouse Regions

* This Guide may help you plan Day Trips or Weekend Trips of New England Lighthouses if you live near or visit the East Coast from Portland, Maine to Newport, Rhode Island using the New England Lighthouse Regions List.
* Each Lighthouse Guide includes the history to identify the importance of Lighthouses   to the development of America’s International economy.
* View and download Desktop Wallpaper of New Englands’ Famous Lighthouses for inspiration to visit these Sentinel sites surrounded by relaxing ocean scenery.
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Maine

     Portland Region:
01. Halfway Rock Light, 1871
02. Portland Breakwater Light, 1855
03. Spring Point Ledge Light, 1897
04. Ram Island Ledge Light, 1905
05. Portland Head Light, 1791
06. Cape Elizabeth Light, 1828
   Map ... 5 Day Weather Forecast
List - Casco Bay, South Harpswell
Portland Harbor, South Portland
Portland Harbor, South Portland
Portland Harbor/Casco Bay, Cape Elizabeth
Portland Harbor/Casco Bay, Cape Elizabeth
Casco Bay Entrance, Cape Elizabeth

Southern Region:
01. Wood Island Light, 1808
02. Goat Island Light, 1834
03. Cape Neddick Light, 1879
04. Boon Island Light, 1799
05. Whaleback Light, 1820
   Map ... 5 Day Weather Forecast
Wood Island, Saco River’s Mouth
Cape Porpoise Harbor, Kennebunkport
Cape Neddick, York
Boon Island, off the coast of York
Kittery, Maine
for Portsmouth Harbor (New Hampshire)

The remaining Maine Lighthouses may need a Long Weekend or a Weeks’ time for Maine Visitors from Out of State.

For the complete list of Maine Lighthouses,
please visit:
Maine Lighthouses Regional Travel Guide

New Hampshire

Seacoast Region:
01. Portsmouth Harbor Light, 1771
02. White Island Light, 1790
   Map ... 5 Day Weather Forecast
Fort Constitution, Portsmouth Harbor
White Island, Isles of Shoals
White Island Light can be viewed from Rye Harbor to Portsmouth, NH with Binoculars.

Massachusetts

Newburyport Harbor Region:
01. Newburyport Harbor Range, 1873
02. Plum Island Light, 1788
   Map ... 5 Day Weather Forecast
Water Street, Newburyport
Plum Island, Ipswich Bay
 
Ipswich Bay Region: Map ... 5 Day Weather Forecast
**  Ipswich Light, 1838 - 1939  List - Ipswich Harbor entrance, Crane Beach
 
Cape Ann Region:
01. Annisquam Harbor Light, 1801
02. Straitsmouth Island Light, 1835
03. Cape Ann Light (Twin Lights), 1771
04. Ten Pound Island Light, 1821
05. Eastern Point Light, 1832
   Map ... 5 Day Weather Forecast
Wigwam Point, Gloucester
Straitsmouth Island, Rockport
Thacher Island, Rockport
Ten Pound Island, Gloucester
Eastern Point, Gloucester
 
Salem Harbor Region:
01. Bakers Island Light, 1798
02. Hospital Point Range Lights, 1871
03. Fort Pickering Light, 1871
04. Derby Wharf Light, 1871
05. Marblehead Light, 1835
   Map ... 5 Day Weather Forecast
Bakers Island, Salem Harbor Entrance
Beverly
Winter Island, Salem Harbor, Salem
Derby Wharf, Derby St., Salem
Marblehead Neck, Marblehead
 
North Shore Region:
**  Egg Rock Light, 1856 
Map ... 5 Day Weather Forecast
List - Nahant, Massachusetts
 
Boston Harbor Region:
01. Graves Light, 1905
02. Deer Island Light, 1890
**  Lovell’s Island Range Lights, 1903 
03. Long Island Head Light, 1819
04. Boston Light, Sep 14, 1716
   Map ... 5 Day Weather Forecast
The Graves, Outer Boston Harbor
List - Deer Island, Winthrop
List - Lovell’s Island
List - Long Island
Little Brewster Island
Our Nations’ First Lighthouse and Only manned Light!

**  Spectacle Island Range Lights, 1897 
**  Broad Sound Channel Inner Range 
**  Narrows “Bug” Light, 1856 
   List - Spectacle Island
List - Spectacle Island
List - Outer Boston Harbor
 
South Shore Region:
01. Minots Ledge Light, 1849
02. Scituate Light, 1811
03. Plymouth Light, 1768
04. Duxbury Pier Light, 1871
   Map ... 5 Day Weather Forecast
Cohasset Rocks, Cohasset
Cedar Point, Scituate Harbor, Scituate
Gurnet Point, Plymouth
List - Duxbury Bay, Plymouth
 
Cape Cod Region:   Map ... 5 Day Weather Forecast
01. Wings Neck Light, 1849
02. Nobska Point Light, 1828
03. Hyannis Harbor Light, 1849
---- Channel Point Light, Private Light
04. Point Gammon Light, 1816
**  Bishop and Clerks, 1858 
05. Bass River Light, 1854
06. Stage Harbor Light, 1880
07. Monomoy Point Light, 1823
08. Chatham Light, 1808
09. Nauset Light, 1923
**  and  The Three Sisters Lights, 1838 
10. Cape Cod (Highland), 1797
11. Race Point Light, 1816
12. Wood End Light, 1873
13. Long Point Light, 1827
**  Pamet River Harbor Light, 1849 
**  Mayo Beach Light, 1838 
**  Billingsgate Island Light, 1822 
14. Sandy Neck Light, 1827
   Pocasset Harbor, Pocasset
Woods Hole, Falmouth
List - Hyannis Harbor, South Hyannis
List - Hyannis Harbor, Hyannis
List - Great Island, Hyannis Harbor entrance
List - Yarmouth
Bass River, West Dennis
List - Hardings Beach, West Chatham
List - Monomoy Island near Chatham
Chatham Harbor, Chatham
Nauset Beach, North Eastham
Note 1 - Nauset Beach, North Eastham
North Truro
List - Provincetown
List - Provincetown
List - Provincetown Harbor, Provincetown
List - Cape Cod Bay, Truro
List - Wellfleet Harbor, Wellfleet
List - Wellfleet
List - Barnstable Harbor, Barnstable
 
The Islands:
Nantucket Island
01. Brandt Point Light, 1746
   Map ... 5 Day Weather Forecast
Nantucket Harbor
       Our Nations’ Second Oldest Lighthouse!

02. Great Point Light, 1784
03. Sankaty Head Light, 1849
   Great Point
Sankaty Head, Siasconset
 
Martha’s Vineyard:
01. West Chop Light, 1817
02. East Chop Light, 1878
03. Edgartown Light, 1828
04. Cape Pogue Light, 1802
05. Gay Head Light, 1799
   Map ... 5 Day Weather Forecast
List - Vineyard Haven
List - Oak Bluffs
Edgartown Harbor
List - Chappaquiddick Island
Aquinnah (Gay Head)
 
Elizabeth Islands:
01. Tarpaulin Cove Light, 1817
   Map ... 5 Day Weather Forecast
List - Naushon Island, Southwest of Woods Hole
 
Buzzards Bay Region:
01. Bird Island Light, 1819
02. Neds Point Light, 1837
03. Cleveland Ledge Light, 1943
04. Palmer Island Light, 1849
05. Butler Flats Light, 1898
06. Clark’s Point Light, 1804
**  Dumpling Rock Light, 1828 
**  Cuttyhunk Light, 1823 
07. Buzzards Bay Entrance Light, 1961
   Map ... 5 Day Weather Forecast
List - Buzzards Bay; Point Road, Marion
Mattapoisett Harbor, Mattapoisett
List - Buzzards Bay/ Cleveland Ledge Channel
List - New Bedford Harbor, New Bedford
List - New Bedford Channel, New Bedford
List - Fort Rodman, New Bedford
List - South Dartmouth
List - Cuttyhunk Island, SW of Woods Hole
List - Buzzards Bay/Vineyard Sound
 
Fall River Region:
01. Borden Flats Light, 1881
   Map ... 5 Day Weather Forecast
List - Taunton River/Mount Hope Bay

Rhode Island

Providence Region:
**  Sassafras Point Light, 1872 
**  Fuller Rock Light, 1872 
01. Pomham Rocks Light, 1871
**  Sabin Point Light, 1872 
**  Bullock’s Point Light, 1872 
   Map ... 5 Day Weather Forecast
List - West side of Providence River
List - Providence River, Providence
List - Providence River, East Providence
List - Providence River, Providence
List - Providence River, Providence
 
East Central Region:
01. Nayatt Point Light, 1828
02. Conimicut Light, 1868
03. Bristol Ferry Light, 1855
**  Musselbed Shoal Light, 1873 
04. Hog Island Shoal Light, 1886
05. Prudence Island Light, 1852
   Map ... 5 Day Weather Forecast
List - Nayatt Point, Providence River
List - Conimicut Point, Warwick
List - Narragansett Bay, Mount Hope Bridge
List - Narragansett Bay to Mount Hope Bay
List - East passage of Narragansett Bay
List - Sandy Point, Prudence Island
 
Newport Region:
**  Gould Island Light, 1889 
**  Gull Rocks Light, 1887 
01. Rose Island Light, 1870
02. Newport Harbor, 1823
03. Ida Lewis Rock Light, 1854
04. Castle Hill Light, 1890
   Map ... 5 Day Weather Forecast
List - Gould Island
List - North of Newport Bridge
List - Newport Harbor, Newport
Newport Harbor, Newport
List - Newport Harbor, Newport
Narragansett Bay, Newport

Conanicut Island:
01. Conanicut Island Light, 1886
02. Beavertail Light, 1749
   Map ... 5 Day Weather Forecast
List - Conanicut Island, Jamestown
Conanicut Island, Narragansett Bay
A visit to Newport is not complete without going over the Newport Bridge
to see our Nations’ third oldest lighthouse!

Narragansett Bay’s
West Side Region:
01. Warwick Light, 1826
02. Poplar Point Light, 1831
**  Wickford Harbor Light, 1882 
03. Plum Beach Light, 1899
04. Dutch Island Light, 1826
**  Whale Rock Light, 1882 
   Map ... 5 Day Weather Forecast
List - Warwick Neck, Warwick
List - Wickford Harbor, Wickford
Note 3 - Wickford Harbor, Wickford
List - West passage of Narragansett Bay
List - Dutch Island
List - near Narragansett
 
East Side of Rhode Island Sound:
01. Sakonnet Point Light, 1884
   Map ... 5 Day Weather Forecast
Little Cormorant Rock, Sakonnet River
  
West Side of Rhode Island Sound:
01. Point Judith Light, 1810
   Map ... 5 Day Weather Forecast
Point Judith, Narragansett

Block Island Sound Region:
01. Watch Hill Light, 1808
   Map ... 5 Day Weather Forecast
List - Watch Hill, Westerly
 
Block Island:
01. Block Island North Light, 1829
02. Block Island Southeast Light, 1875
   Map ... 5 Day Weather Forecast
Sandy Point
Mohegan Bluffs

Connecticut

For Connecticut Lighthouses, please visit:
Connecticut Lighthouses Regional Travel Guide

Notes

** Lighthouses that have disappeared into the pages of History.

(1) The text color of the Lighthouse Name identifies the Color of the Light noting that black text identifies a White Light.

(2) For supplemental information, read the .

(3) - Lighthouse Guide was recently updated.

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Document Updated: Sun 22 Aug 2010, 08:22:00pm EDT (GMT-4)