Martha's Vineyard in Chilmark in Dukes County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Gay Head Light 1856 Remnants
The ring of granite stone marks the original 1856 site of Gay Head Light. The bricks are pieces of the walls that mark two corners of the original keeper’s quarters.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1856.
Location. 41° 20.902′ N, 70° 50.092′ W. Marker is in Chilmark, Massachusetts, in Dukes County. It is on Martha's Vineyard. Marker can be reached from Aquinnah Circle west of State Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chilmark MA 02535, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gay Head Light (a few steps from this marker); The Legend of Moshup (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rebecca, Woman of Africa (approx. 5˝ miles away); Dukes County Academy School Bell (approx. 8.6 miles away); Alley's General Store (approx. 8.6 miles away); Heath Hen (approx. 9.7 miles away); Nobska Lighthouse (approx. 14.8 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 28, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 104 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 28, 2021, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.