Sankaty Head Light

Sankaty Head, Nantucket Island
Nantucket, Massachusetts

Historic Document

Sankaty Head Light is located in Nantucket County, Massachusetts certified as a historic location on Thursday October 15, 1987. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Transportation, Defense, more specifically a Water-Related, Coast Guard Facility. Sankaty Head Light was nominated by as a historic location by Federal Agency based on Event, Architecture/Engineering and its significance in Engineering, Transportation, Maritime History.

Sankaty Head Light Information

Other Name: Lighthouses of Massachusetts TR
Ownership Type: Federal
Type of Resource: Structure
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1849, 1887
Level of Governmental Significance: State
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site
Federal Agency Responsible for This Location: Coast Guard

Sankaty Head Light Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 100
Number of historically contributing buildings: 1
Number of historically contributing sites: 0
Number of historically contributing structures: 1
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 3
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Nantucket Historic Locations Nantucket County Historic Locations Massachusetts Historic Locations