Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Cape Cod Lighthouse: Wings Neck Lighthouse - Pocasset, MA

Wings Neck Lighthouse
Pocasset, MA

GPS: N41° 40.844; W70° 39.546

Short Description:

Directions to Wings Neck Lighthouse:

Travel along Route 28 in Pocasset (Gen. MacArthur Blvd) to Barlows Landing Road.
Follow this road, turning right onto Wings Neck Road. Follow to the end.

Long Description:

Wings Neck Lighthouse is located on Buzzards Bay.  It was build in 1849 as an aid to navigation into and out of Buzzard's Bay.  In 1943,  an automated light was built on a separate tower to replace the Wings Neck Lighthouse. Wing's Neck Light is on private property and the grounds are not accessible to the public.  It can be viewed from a gate about 100 yards from the lighthouse.The lighthouse and keeper's house is available for rent.

As close as you can legally get.
For an extensive history of this lighthouse follow the following link: History of Wings Neck Lighthouse

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