a Shifting LandmarkIn 1836, in response to numerous shipwrecks in the area, 21 residents of Eastham petitioned the Boston Marine Society for a lighthouse. The first Nauset Beach Light Station was built more than 500 feet east of this spot. Because of constant beach erosion, the light station had to be moved westward four times, so far.
|Placed By||Cape Cod National Seashore and the Nauset Light Preservation Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 25th, 2019 at 8:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||19T E 420939 N 4634700|
|Decimal Degrees||41.86026667, -69.95255000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 51.616', W 69° 57.153'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 51' 36.96" N, 69° 57' 9.1799999999999" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near , ,|
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