Neds Point Lighthouse
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Location: North side of entrance to Mattapoisett Harbor
Coordinates: 41 39 03 N 70 47 44 W
Previous lighthouse: Palmers Island Light
Next lighthouse: Bird Island Light
Active Coast Guard aid to navigation; grounds are the property of the Town of Mattapoisett. Phone: (508) 758-4100.
Accessibility: The grounds are open but the tower is not open at this time. The tower is open for occasional tours.
Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 63 has adopted Ned’s Point Lighthouse. A new organization, Friends of Ned’s Point Lighthouse, was formed in 2020.
Station established: 1838
Present tower built: 1838
Construction material: Stone
Other buidings still standing: oil house
Tower height: 39 feet
Height of focal plane: 41 feet
Characteristic: Isophase 6 seconds (three seconds of white alternating with three seconds darkness)
Related sites Mattapoisett Historical Society
Town of Mattapoisett
Lobster Trail - The Lobster Trail winds along the N. Atlantic Coast, celebrating “butter soaked” options to eat, stay and play “lobster style.”