Location: Aquinnah (Gay Head) Cliffs, Martha's Vineyard
Nearest town: Aquinnah (Gay Head)
41 20 54 N
70 50 06 W
Station established: 1799
Current lighthouse tower built: 1856
Tower height: 51 feet
Height of focal plane: 170 feet
Other buildings still standing: None
Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation.
Accessibility: The lighthouse is open from mid-June to mid-September; click here for the schedule.
Call the Martha's
Vineyard Museum at 508-627-4441 for more information.