Lighthouses of the Massachusetts North Shore

MASSACHUSETTS NORTH SHORE

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

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Highland Light, Cape Cod, Mass

Highland Light, Cape Cod, Massachusetts

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.

Duxbury Pier Light, Plymouth, Harbor

Duxbury Pier Light, Plymouth, Harbor

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

Long Island Head Light, Boston Harbor, Mass

Long Island Light, Boston Harbor, Mass.

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

U.S. Wireless Station and Highland Light, North Truro, Cape Cod, MASS.

U.S. Wireless Station and Highland Light, North Truro, Cape Cod, MASS.

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

 

Martha’s Vineyard Island, Mass., Gay Head Light

This blog post features two postcards featuring Gay Head Light – same image on both cards: one is posted and the other is unposted.

Martha’s Vineyard Island, Mass., Gay Head Light
Posted card – Gay Head Light
Unosted card – Gay Head Light

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

Gay Head Light

Gay Head Light, Massachusetts</CENTER

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