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Sankaty Head Lighthouse
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Owner description: Built in 1850, this distinctive brick lighthouse stands on a bluff 90 feet above sea level.
Reviewed July 31, 2012

The drive out to the lighthouse is wonderful and the view is breathtaking!! You can see the golf course from here and the little town of 'Sconset is refreshing.

Thank 1-Cape_Codder
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Reviewed July 27, 2012

This is the closest lighthouse on the island to Cisco Beach. It's a photo spot mostly. You can't go in, there is no tour, just signs to read and check off your to-do list of things to see in Nantucket. If you are a lighthouse lover, than this is probably a must see .

Thank Italiangirl826
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Reviewed July 8, 2012

This lighthouse is a must see! My husband and I visited it three times on the scooter we rented. It's a beautiful place to take pictures.

Thank Sharon D
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Reviewed July 5, 2012

Bike or drive out and head out to the point -- great views of the island, the Atlantic (and really interesting to see the erosion)

Thank kewb1
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Reviewed June 15, 2012

If you're checking lighthouses you've seen off your list, you have to do this one - it's one of only 3 on the island. It's pretty boring though - overlooks the Sankaty golf course. You can get some nice pictures from the bike trail without going all the way up to it. You can't do anything at this lighthouse because the Coast Guard has it fenced off.

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