Dedicated to the memory of Joseph Antoine and Joseph Wilson, keepers of the first Minot Ledge Lighthouse who, while manning the Light on the night of Apr. 17, 1851, lost their lives when the lighthouse was swept into the sea during a violent . . . — — Map (db m42104) HM
On this site 3,514 tons of Quincy granite were hewn into 1,079 dovetailed blocks whose final weight totalled 2,367 tons.
On the two circular forms seen here, the cut stones were carefully assembled to assure perfect fit; then disassembled . . . — — Map (db m42102) HM