U.S. Wireless Station and Highland Light

U.S. Wireless Station and Highland Light North Truro Massachusetts


Stock #: 197373
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: North Truro
State: Massachusetts (MA)
County: Barnstable
Publisher: Curt Teich & Co.
Postmark: 1944 Oct-4
PM City: Provincetown
PM State: Mass
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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As early as 1797 Mr. Small sold to the United States ten acres of land on which was erected the first lighthouse on Cape Cod. This lighthouse, most generally known as Highland Light, is on the ocean side of Cape Cod. The cliffs are 140 feet above seal level and the tower is 65 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
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