Ten Pound Island Light (1821)

Ten Pound Island Light (1821)

| Gloucester, MA 01930

Current tower was bulit in 1881. Winslow Homwer stayed on the island in the summer of 1880, painting Gloucester Harbor.  Island open to private boaters, no public access to interior of lighthouse, no landing. Photo credit: Jeff Folger, Vistaphotography www.vistaphotography.com



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