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Spectacle Island Range Lights postcard face - click to enlarge

Spectacle Island Range Lights postcard obverse - click to enlarge

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Spectacle Island Range Lights

State: MA
Year established: 1897
Latitude: 42 deg 19 min 41 sec N
Longitude: 70 deg 59 min 11 sec W
Height above sea level: 29 (front); 54 (rear) feet

Original construction:
two white conical wooden towers

decommissioned in 1913

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