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Located across from Nobska Beach, the Nobska Lighthouse is a popular stop for tourists.
The present tower was built in 1876. It stands 40 feet and has a focal plane view of 87 feet.
The keeper’s house next to the light house serves as the home for the commander of Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England.
A busy paved roadway separates the two places. You will often cyclists and even runners on the road. So, it can be a tricky road to navigate. But, across the road are some good views of the water. The islands (Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard) can be seen in the distance.
There are also some pretty views of the grounds of the light house and the beach
The Nobska lighthouse was a nice break from the crowded beach, although the lighthouse also gets its fair share of visitors. But, before long, it was time for the next and final leg of our Farewell to Summer Cape Cod trip…
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