Sandy Neck Light
US Coast Guard photo
|Year first constructed||1826|
|Year first lit||1857 (current structure)|
|Tower shape||Cylindrical Stone Tower|
|Markings / pattern||White with black bands and lantern|
|Original lens||5th order Fresnel lens|
|Range||4 nautical miles (7.4 km; 4.6 mi)|
|Characteristic||Fl W 6s|
Sandy Neck Light was first established in 1826. The current tower was built in 1857 and strengthened in the 1880s. It was discontinued in 1931, replaced by a skeleton tower, which was discontinued in 1952. The light was relit as a private aid to navigation in 2007.
- "Historic Light Station Information and Photography: Massachusetts". United States Coast Guard Historian's Office. 2009-09-02.
- United States Coast Guard (2009). Light List, Volume I, Atlantic Coast, St. Croix River, Maine to Shrewsbury River, New Jersey. p. 108.
- Rowlett, Russ (2009-08-06). "Lighthouses of the United States: Southeast Massachusetts". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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