It’s imperative that the Gay Head lighthouse on Martha’s Vineyard be moved soon.
The Gay Head Lighthouse has stood on the picturesque cliffs at the western most tip of Martha’s Vineyard since 1856. It is now only 46 feet from the edge of the eroding cliffs and is in danger of falling into the sea.
The following quote is from the Save The Gay Head Lighthouse website:
The Gay Head Lighthouse, an island treasure with a long and rich history, is at risk. Standing just 46 feet (Aug ’13) from an eroding cliff, it was recently designated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation as one of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places and geological experts advise it should be moved within the next year.
In 1799 a wooden lighthouse was built. In 1844 the lighthouse was moved back 75 feet from the edge of cliff.
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