Annisquam Lighthouse Lighthouse

Annisquam, Massachusetts - 1897 (1801**)

Photo of the Annisquam Lighthouse Lighthouse.

History of the Annisquam Lighthouse Lighthouse

Description and history of this lighthouse is being researched and written. Check back to read it.

Directions: From Gloucester, Massachusetts, take Highway 127 (Washington Street) north out of the city. Turn left onto Leonard Street, the right onto Norwood Heights Road. Stay right on Norwood Heights Road until the end. At the end, make a right and then a quick left onto Wigwam Road.

At the end of Wigwam Road, you will see a sign for Norwood Heights Beach. From here, you can walk onto the rocks to get pictures of the lighthouse.

Access: The lighthouse is owned by the Coast Guard. The grounds and tower are closed. However, there is public beach access at Norwood Heights Beach at the end of Wigwam Road. From there it is possible to get pictures of the lighthouse.

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Tower Information
Tower Height: 41.00'
Focal Plane: 45'
Active Aid to Navigation: Yes
*Latitude: 42.662 N
*Longitude: -70.682 W
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* Please note that all GPS coordinates are approximated and are meant to put you in the vicinity of the lighthouse, not for navigation purposes.

** This year denotes a station date. This is the year that a lighthouse was first reported in the vicinity or at that location.

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