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Edgartown Lighthouse, Edgartown

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Edgartown Lighthouse has been standing tall since 1939, when it was built on the spot of an old wooden lighthouse. The iron-cast tower stands on the entrance of the Katama Bay. Walk the path connecting the artificial island of the lighthouse and take in the marine landscape around you. Visit the museum inside to learn more about the history of the building itself as well as the island's harbor. With our custom trip planner, Edgartown attractions like Edgartown Lighthouse can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Dinghy over from your boat and enjoy the clear water and quiet atmosphere. It's a little rocky so wear water shoes. Nice for a picnic. It costs money to go up to the top of the lighthouse but it makes...  more »
  • Great way to view Chappy and Edgartown harbor. You can fish at the lighthouse beach or watch the 4th of July fireworks. Lovely beach as well. 
  • You won't find a more quaint setting for a lighthouse anywhere... Except maybe Cape Hatteras or Old Barney in New Jersey. Absolutely classic New England setting