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Name: Point Gammon Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
West Yarmouth, Massachusetts, United States

Location: Great Island, entrance to Hyannis Harbor, Cape Cod.

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Photo: Jeremy D'Entremont

Managing Organization:
Private owner

This lighthouse was replaced by Bishop and Clerks Light.

Height of Focal Plane: 70

Description of Tower: Conical fieldstone tower. The original iron lantern has been replaced by a wooden structure.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1816

Date Present Tower Built: 1816

Date Deactivated: 1858

Current Use: Privately owned.

Open To Public? No.

The lighthouse is on private property and is best viewed from the water. Views (possibly distant) are possible from Captain Marcus Sherman's catboat rides out of Hyannis; call (508) 775-0222 or email for details, or see

Keepers: Samuel Peak (1816-1824), John Peak (1824-1858)


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