Lighthouses

Straitsmouth Island Lighthouse

Straitsmouth Island Lighthouse

Straitsmouth Island Lighthouse was built in 1835 to mark the entrance to nearby Rockport Harbor. The relatively small lighthouse is maintained by the U.S. Coast Guard but, the island itself is owned by the Massachusetts Audubon Society as a bird…

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Thacher Island Association

Thacher Island Association

Thacher Island Association (TIA) was established in 1981 by the Thacher Island Town Committee (TITC) as a non-profit group dedicated to raising funds for the restoration and on-going maintenance of the Island . The Town of Rockport owns the southern…

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Twin Lighthouses

Twin Lighthouses

Twin Lighthouses, also known as Cape Ann Light Station, are the only surviving multiple lights on the coasts of the United States. The original 45-foot towers were constructed and lit in 1789; making them among the oldest of America’s lighthouses.…

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