Edgartown Lighthouse, Edgartown

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#1 of 7 in Historic Sites in Martha's Vineyard
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. Put Edgartown Lighthouse on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Edgartown journey planner .
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  • We visited Edgartown on the off season and walked to the lighthouse on a whim. It was very windy out, but overall it was a pleasant walk with amazing views.  more »
  • First off, do yourself a favor, and don't go to the vineyard in the winter. We were staying nearby in Plymouth and took a day trip to the vineyard the week before Thanksgiving. Most restaurants and th...  more »
  • Limited street parking on the one way street to the Harbor View Hotel across the street from the lighthouse. Off season, it’s a brisk but easy walk to the lighthouse. Can easily be seen from the road ...  more »

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