Edgartown Lighthouse, Edgartown

#1 of 11 in Historic Sites in Martha's Vineyard
Must see · Lighthouse · Tourist Spot
Edgartown Lighthouse has been standing tall since 1939, when it was built on the spot of an old wooden lighthouse. The iron-cast tower stands on the entrance of the Katama Bay. Walk the path connecting the artificial island of the lighthouse and take in the marine landscape around you. Visit the museum inside to learn more about the history of the building itself as well as the island's harbor. Put Edgartown Lighthouse on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Edgartown journey planner.
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  • Probably one of the most photogenic light houses there is, It is best to go at sunrise or sunset to get a great angle.  more »
  • We made this our goal for Edgartown on our day trip around Martha‚Äôs Vineyard. Arriving via the Island Queen Ferry at Oak Bluffs, we bought a bus day pass. Bus # 13 took us to Edgartown. The driver...  more »

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