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New England Lighthouses: A Virtual Guide
Bishop and Clerks Light
Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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Lighthouse toppling over
This lighthouse no longer exists.
Location: About two miles south of Point Gammon, Nantucket Sound
Nearest town: Yarmouth
41 34 27 N
70 15 00 W
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Station established: 1858; Discontinued: 1928; Destroyed: 1952
Construction material: Granite; Height of tower: 65 feet
Optic: Fourth-order Fresnel; Characteristic: White flash every 30 seconds


Bay Spirit Tours offers an 85-minute lighthouse tour of scenic Hyannis Harbor and Lewis Bay on the smooth-riding 63-foot catamaran Bay Spirit. The tour includes a view of the present navigational light at Bishops & Clerks.
Previous lighthouse: Sankaty Head Light
Next lighthouse: Point Gammon Light
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