Cape Poge Lighthouse

Edgartown, Massachusetts
Cape Poge Lighthouse is a historic beacon in Edgartown, Massachusetts on Martha’s Vineyard. It was built in 1801 on Chappaquiddick Island.
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Cape Poge Lighthouse is a historic lighthouse located in Edgartown, Massachusetts on Martha’s Vineyard. It was built in 1801 at the tip of Chappaquiddick Island.

Lighthouse Specs

  • Originally Constructed: 1801
  • Current Tower Constructed: 1893 (this is the fourth lighthouse)
  • First Lit: 1893 (current tower)
  • Construction: Wood shingle
  • Tower Shape: Conical
  • Height: 36 feet
  • Focal Height: 65 feet
  • Markings: White with black lantern
  • Characteristic: Flashing white light every 6 seconds
  • Range: 9 nautical miles
  • Status: Active
  • NRHP Number: 87002040

Location

Address: Lighthouse Road, Edgartown, Massachusetts
Place GPS Coordinates: 41.418833, -70.451917
Parking GPS Coordinates: 41.418833, -70.451917
Parking Notes: Parking is available at the lighthouse, but visitors will need to have a proper vehicle because it does require miles of off-road driving.

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