Nantucket Harbor Range Lights

Nantucket, Massachusetts
The Nantucket Harbor Range Lights are unique structures in the Brant Point neighborhood on Nantucket. They once played a key roles.
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The Nantucket Harbor Range Lights are unique structures found in the Brant Point neighborhood on Nantucket. They once played a key navigational role.

Lighthouse Specs

  • Year Constructed: 1908
  • First Lit: 1908
  • Construction: Wood
  • Tower Shape: Pyramidal Skeleton Towers
  • Height: 46 feet (rear light) and 30 feet (front light)
  • Focal Height: 51 feet (rear light) and 35 (front light)
  • Markings: US Coast Guard KRW daymark pattern
  • Characteristic: Flashing white
  • Status: Higher intensity beam to seaward. Lighted throughout 24 hours.

Location

Address: 10 Easton Street, Nantucket, Massachusetts
Place GPS Coordinates: 41.289889, -70.092333
Parking GPS Coordinates: 41.289889, -70.092333
Parking Notes: Front light is located at 41.289889, -70.092333. Rear light is located at 41.289278, -70.092056. The lighthouses are located at the US Coast Guard Station Brant Point which is private property. Fortunately, they both can be seen from the road. Visitors are welcome to park down the road in the dirt lot at the Easton Street rotary. That said, most visitors simply walk or bike.

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