Bluffs And Beach Highland Light

Bluffs And Beach Highland Light Cape Cod Massachusetts


Stock #: 175062
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: Cape Cod
State: Massachusetts (MA)
Publisher: E. D. West Co.
Postmark: 1927 Jul-21
PM City: Provincetown
PM State: Ma
Stamp: 2C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Series 52346
As early as 1797 Mr. Small sold to the United States ten acres of land on which was erected the first lighthouse in Cape Cod. The lighthouse most generally known as Highland Light is on the ocean side of Cape Cod. The cliffs are 140 feet above sea level and the tower is 15 feet. It has a revolving white light and its rays can be seen forty miles at sea. The fog horn has a blast of eight seconds and an interval of thirty seconds