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Cape Cod Lighthouses

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Since the first European shipwreck of the Sparrowhawk on Nauset Beach in 1626, hundreds of vessels have wrecked on the shores and shoals of Cape Cod. Since 1848, nine US Life Saving Stations staffed with rescue crews were joined by the building of several lighthouses, all in service to provide safe passage to ships off the coast of the Cape. Fourteen lighthouses still stand on the Cape’s coastline many welcome visitors. Wings Neck Light | … Read more…