TITLE: Lighthouses of the Massachusetts North Shore CAPTION: Top, l to r: Annisquam Light, Annisquam; Hospital Point Light, Beverly. Bot. l to r: Eastern Point Light, Gloucester; Twin Lights, Rockport; Lighthouse Point, Marblehead. POSTCARD ID: CC-50 and P326293 PUBLISHER: Coastal Colour Products, Danvers, MA POSTMARK: None, not used postally
TITLE: Highland Light, Cape Cod, Mass. CAPTION: The original lighthouse was built in 1797, torn down in 1857, and the present tower erected. It stands on a cliff 140 ft. above sea level and is the second most powerful light on the Atlantic Coast. POSTCARD ID: 74537 PUBLISHER: Pub. by Mayflower Sales Co., Provincetown, Mass POSTMARK: None, not used postally.
TITLE: Duxbury Pier Light, Plymouth, Harbor CAPTION: None POSTCARD ID: 13998 PUBLISHER: “Posttint” Card Made Only By Detroit Publishing Co.,
and Published by A.B. Burbank, Plymouth, Mass POSTMARK: Plymouth, MASS AUG 5 1910
TITLE: Boston Light, Entrance to Harbor, Boston, Mass CAPTION: None – Undivided back postcard POSTCARD ID: None PUBLISHER: Published by The Metropolitan News Co., Boston POSTMARK: Unused Standard Sized Postcard
TITLE: Long Island Light, Boston Harbor, Mass CAPTION: LONG ISLAND LIGHT
On the Northerly end of Long Island, Mass., and the Southerly side of the Easterly end of President Roads, Boston Harbor. POSTCARD ID: 215725 PUBLISHER: The Leighton & Valentine Co., N.Y. City
Printed in United States POSTMARK: Unused Standard Sized Postcard
TITLE: U.S. Wireless Station and Highland Light, North Truro, Cape Cod, MASS. CAPTION: As early as 1797 Mr. Small sold to the United States ten acres of land on which was erected the first lighthouse on Cape Cod. This lighthouse most generally known as Highland Light is on the ocean side of Cape Cod. The cliffs are 140 feet above sea level and the tower is 65 feet. It has a revolving white light and its rays can be seen forty miles at sea. The fog horn has a blast of eight seconds and an interval of thirty seconds. POSTCARD ID: 163 and 111730 PUBLISHER: Published by E.D. West Co., South Yarmouth, Cape Cod, MASS. POSTMARK: Stamped but no postmark; Hand dated 9-10-60
This blog post features two postcards featuring Gay Head Light – same image on both cards: one is posted and the other is unposted.
TITLE: Martha’s Vineyard Island, Mass. Gay Head Light CAPTION: None POSTCARD ID: OC613-N PUBLISHER: Distributed by New Bedford News Company, New Bedford, Massachusetts POSTMARK: Falmouth, Mass. Aug13, 1951 and another card unused
TITLE: Gay Head Light CAPTION: The Gay Head Lighthouse at Dusk
Photo by G. Frederick Stark POSTCARD ID: P329083 PUBLISHER: Dist. by Edward L. Thomas, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 POSTMARK: None – Unused Standard Sized Postcard