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Name: Cliff Range Beacons  

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Also known as: Bug Lights

Nearest Town or City:
Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States

Location: Originally Brant Point, Nantucket Harbor.

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Photo: Jeremy D'Entremont
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Managing Organization:
Private owner

Description of Tower: Wood frame conical towers with shingled roofs, 23 (rear) and 13 (front) feet high.

This light is not operational

Earlier Towers?
1838: White wooden pyramidal towers, 8 and 10 feet above sea level. Structures were possibly rebuilt in 1856 and 1889. The front tower (and possibly the rear tower) was rebuilt in 1903.

Date Established: 1838

Date Present Tower Built: c. 1903?

Date Deactivated: 1912

Current Use: Privately owned.

Open To Public? No.

These towers can be seen and photographed at their location at a private home on Bathing Beach Road -- be sure to respect the privacy of the residents.

Keepers: Peleg Easton (1838-?)

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