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Mayo's Beach Light
Wellfleet, Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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This lighthouse is now in California, but the privately owned keeper's house still stands in its original site.
Location: Wellfleet Harbor, Cape Cod; Nearest town: Wellfleet
41 55 50 N
70 01 56 W
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Station established: 1838; Lighthouse tower rebuilt: 1881; Discontinued: 1922.
The lighthouse tower was moved to California and now serves at Point Montara Light.
Construction material: Cast iron (1881 tower)
Optic: Fourth-order Fresnel lens (1857)
Other buildings still standing: 1881 keeper's house (privately owned), 1907 oil house
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Wellfleet on Cape Cod
Previous lighthouse: Long Point Light
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