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Monomoy Point Light
Near Chatham, Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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Monomoy Point Light
Jeremy D'Entremont
Location: South end of South Monomoy Island; Nearest town: Chatham
41 33 33 N
69 59 38 W
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The Monomoy Island Ferry offers a variety of trips including visits to the lighthouse.
Station established: 1823; Present lighthouse built: 1849; Deactivated: 1923
Construction materials: Iron with brick lining and brick foundation
Tower height: 40 feet; Height of focal plane: 47 feet
Previous optic: Fourth-order Fresnel (1855); Present optic: none
Other buildings still standing: 1849 keeper's house, 1894 brick oil house, generator building
Owner/manager: Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge
Previous lighthouse: Stage Harbor Light
Next lighthouse: Chatham Light
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