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North Truro in Barnstable County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Cape Cod Highland Lighthouse

 
 
Cape Cod Highland Lighthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan M. Perrie, September 12, 2015
1. Cape Cod Highland Lighthouse Marker
Inscription.
This marks the center of
the site where the
tower of the Cape Cod
Highland Lighthouse stood
from 1857 until 1996

 
Erected by Truro Historic Society Committee to Save Highland Light.
 
Location. 42° 2.381′ N, 70° 3.632′ W. Marker is in North Truro, Massachusetts, in Barnstable County. Marker can be reached from Highland Light Road. Touch for map. The marker is located 0.2 miles east on a paved trail that starts near a parking lot at 27 Highland Light Road, North Truro, MA 02652. Marker is at or near this postal address: 27 Highland Light Road, North Truro MA 02652, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The First Landing Place of the Pilgrims, Nov. 11, 1620, O.S. (approx. 7 miles away); H.M.S. Somerset (approx. 7.8 miles away); Provincetown (approx. 7.8 miles away); Transatlantic Triumph (approx. 9.8 miles away); Marconi Wireless Station (approx. 9.8 miles away); Cape Cod National Sea Shore Marconi Beach (approx. 11.4 miles away); Three Sisters Lit the Way (approx. 13.6 miles away); The Nauset Lights (approx. 13.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Cape Cod Highland Lighthouse
The marker and Lighthouse image. Click for full size.
By Alan M. Perrie, September 12, 2015
2. The marker and Lighthouse
. (Submitted on December 17, 2017, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
2. Highland Light. (Submitted on December 17, 2017, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
3. Highland Light History. (Submitted on December 17, 2017, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
4. Highland Light by Henry David Thoreau in 1865. (Submitted on December 17, 2017, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Landmarks
 
Another nearby marker, explaining the lighthouse's relocation image. Click for full size.
By Alan M. Perrie, September 12, 2015
3. Another nearby marker, explaining the lighthouse's relocation
The new LED Beacon is visible for 18 nautical miles. image. Click for full size.
By Alan M. Perrie, September 12, 2015
4. The new LED Beacon is visible for 18 nautical miles.
Cape Cod Highland Lighthouse Site Markers image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 15, 2017
5. Cape Cod Highland Lighthouse Site Markers
Cape Cod Highland Lighthouse image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 15, 2017
6. Cape Cod Highland Lighthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 27, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 17, 2017, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 17, 2017, by Alan M. Perrie of Unionville, Connecticut.   5, 6. submitted on March 19, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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