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Bishop and Clerks postcard face - click to enlarge

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Bishop and Clerks

State: MA
Year established: 1858
Latitude: 41 deg 34 min 27 sec N
Longitude: 70 deg 15 min 0 sec W
Height above sea level: 57 feet

Original construction:
65-foot gray granite tower

Discontinued in 1928; demolished in 1952

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. 36-37