Gay Head Light

History of The Gay Head Lighthouse The Gay Head Light holds the notable honor of being the first lighthouse constructed on Martha’s Vineyard. In 1796, Senator Peleg Coffin suggested the construction of the lighthouse. During this time, there was a healthy whaling industry off the coast of Massachusetts. Sperm whales were an important industry for … Read more Gay Head Light

Stage Harbor Lighthouse (a.k.a. Harding’s Beach Lighthouse)

Stage Harbor Lighthouse

What You Should Know About Stage Harbor Lighthouse Also known as Harding’s Beach Lighthouse, the Stage Harbor Lighthouse is one of the most noticeable landmarks in this area. It is the youngest lighthouse in Cape Cod having been built in 1880. For centuries, it has provided navigational aid to all sailors, and it has become … Read more Stage Harbor Lighthouse (a.k.a. Harding’s Beach Lighthouse)