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Eastern Point LighthouseEastern Point Lighthouse
Eastern Point Lighthouse was erected on Gloucester’s Eastern Point to mark the harbor entrance in 1832. The current brick tower was built in 1890. In addition to the light, there is a large lighthouse station, which continues to serve as housing for the U.S. Coast Guard. One of the station’s more famous occupants was Winslow Homer. The noted artist spent a year living at the light in 1880.

White light flashing every 5 seconds.

How to Get to Eastern Point Lighthouse:
Take Route 128 north to the end. At the second set of traffic lights, go straight onto East Main Street. Follow East Main Street (which becomes Eastern Point Blvd.) approximately 1.5 miles. You will see a beach on the right and the main road will turn to the left. Continue to the right on Eastern Point Blvd. through the granite pillars (ignoring the "Private - No Entry" sign). Follow Eastern Point Blvd. to the end and park in small parking lot next to the breakwater.

Eastern Point Boulevard
Gloucester, MA 01930


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Lighthouse Road
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Eastern Point Boulevard
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