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Thacher Island twin lights

Thacher Island Twin Lights in Rockport Massachusetts, also referred to as the Cape Ann Light Station, is managed by the Thacher Island Association.

Twin Lights by TPorter2006, via Flickr

Bass Rocks Twin Lights, on Thatcher Island, one from our New England 2008 trip, reprocessed in Lightroom.

Straitsmouth Island Lighthouse and Thacher Island Twin Lights, Rockport, Massachusetts

Straitsmouth Island Lighthouse of Rockport and Thatcher Island Twin Lights, Gloucester, MA - AWESOME!

In the early 1700s a dangerous reef off the coast of Rockport, Massachusetts, was the site of hundreds of shipwrecks, earning it the nickname Londoner Ledge, because many of the sunken vessels had been en route to Boston from London. As a result, John Hancock petitioned for lighthouses to be constructed on nearby Thacher Island. The original 45-foot-tall wood-and-stone structures, erected in 1771, were the last to be built under British rule. They were replaced in 1861 by a pair of identical…

Great American Lighthouses

Thacher Island Twin Lights: Identical 124 food granite towers, located off of the coast of Rockport, Massachusetts. They are the only active twin lighthouses in the United States.

Cape Ann (Thacher Island) Lighthouse, Massachusetts (one of the oldest lighthouses in New England)

Cape Ann (Thacher Island) Lighthouse, Gloucester, Massachusetts (one of the oldest lighthouses in New England)

Thacher's Island Rockport, Massachusetts

Thacher's Island Rockport, Massachusetts

Thacher Island Twin Lights, Rockport, Massachusetts

Thacher Island Twin Lights, Rockport, Massachusetts

Twin Lights, Thatcher Island, Rockport, MA

Twin Lights, Thatcher Island, Rockport, MA

"Thacher Island, Rockport, MA 2011" by Beth Glasmann, via 500px.

"Thacher Island, Rockport, MA by Beth Glasmann, via

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