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Ned's Point Light
Mattapoisett, Massachusetts
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Location: North side of entrance to Mattapoisett Harbor.
Nearest town: Mattapoisett
Station established: 1838
Present tower built: 1838
Automated: 1923 ; Deactivated: 1952-1961
Construction material: Stone
Tower height: 39 feet; Height of focal plane: 41 feet
Other buidings still standing: oil house
41 39 03 N
70 47 44 W
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Accessibility: The tower is open in July on Thursdays, 10 a.m. to noon, and in August on Thursdays, 4 to 6 p.m., ending in mid-August.

Contact Bert Theriault at for more information.
The grounds are open to the public every day.
Active Coast Guard aid to navigation; grounds are the property of the Town of Mattapoisett
Earlier optic: Fifth-order Fresnel; Present optic: 250mm
Characteristic: Isophase 6 seconds (three seconds of white alternating with three seconds darkness)
Related sites
Mattapoisett Historical Society
Town of Mattapoisett
Mattapoisett Community News
The Wanderer (newspaper)
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