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    Chatham Light

    Chatham Lights

    Chatham, Massachusetts

    Almost 200 years ago, President Thomas Jefferson
    appointed the first keeper of a lard-burning lighthouse
    to safely guide ships past Chatham.

    The present day lighthouse boasts an electric beacon and
    overlooks a beautiful ocean beach

    Directions to Chatham Light:

    Travel along Route 6 and take Exit 11 for Route 137.
    At end of exit ramp, follow signs for Chatham, Rt. 137 South.
    Travel 1.7 miles and turn left onto Old Queen Anne Road.
    After 1 mile, turn right to stay on Old Queen Anne Road.
    Go another 1.6 miles and turn left onto Main St.
    Travel 1.4 miles and  turn right onto School St.
    Travel .3 miles and turn left onto Water St.
    Travel .2 miles and turn right onto Silver Leaf Ave.
    The lighthouse will be .2 miles ahead.

    A great history of the Chatham lighthouse can be found at:

    Information about Lighthouse tours for the Chatham Light can
    be found here :


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