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Mayo's Beach

State: MA
Year established: 1839
Latitude: 41 deg 55 min 50 sec N
Longitude: 70 deg 2 min 3 sec W

Original construction:
lantern atop keepers house

1881: 25-foot, brown cast-iron tower; black lantern; attached dwelling

discontinued in 1922; tower demolished in 1939

More information:
Office of the Light House Board, List of Lights and Fog Signals on the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of the United States, (Washington, DC: GPO, 1895), pp. 32-33