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“Beautiful place to visit on a foggy day”

Sankaty Head Lighthouse
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Owner description: Built in 1850, this distinctive brick lighthouse stands on a bluff 90 feet above sea level.
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Stopped by the Sankaty on a whim - it was a foggy fall day and the light was aglow. It was very beautiful. Wish we could have climbed to the top.

Thank 673sheric
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

Travelling to this point on the island by bicycle was a treat. We rode past gorgeous homes right along the coast. The Beach is suffering severe erosion and all efforts are being made to maintain it as is. The history of this coastline and the Lighthouse are amazing, filled with harsh conditions and intrepid settlers. Come to the lighthouse here and imagine living with your family/children out on this point, far from the rest of the community.

Thank TMcCarty
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

I teally enjoyed seeing this lighthouse. I enjoy visiting them. You cannot go in this one, however. Has some information posted onsite that is worth the read. Nice end to the Bluff Walk.

Thank Elizabeth B
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This has been my favorite stop on Nantucket! It is breathtaking! The lighthouse is beautiful and the setting around it is amazing! Definitely worth a visit!

Thank BamaBelleMoore
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

This is a tough place to get to, but with a jeep and patience, well worth the visit. We picnicked on the beach with lots of seals and were rewarded with a whale passing by us just offshore.

Thank Samiam433
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