Bug Light, Boston Harbor

Bug Light, Boston Harbor Massachusetts


Stock #: 141168
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Boston
State: Massachusetts (MA)
County: Suffolk
Publisher: Hugh C. Leighton Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Really a guide through the Narrows. Dubbed “Bug Light,” facetiously, from its squat appearance., Black lantern on white hexagonal building; pile foundation. Carries a fixed red light of the fifth order, 45 feet above mean high water, visible 8½ nautical miles. Established 1856.
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