0.9 min readBy Published On: September 13th, 2016Categories: News0 Comments on Happy 300th Boston Lighthouse!










Cake by the ocean!

A special 300th Anniversary event will take place on Wednesday, September 14th from 10am-11:15am on Long Wharf on the waterfront to celebrate Boston Lighthouse.  We hear Mayor Marty Walsh and Governor Charlie Baker  and Congressman Stephen Lynch will be on hand for the festivities in addition to many other national, state and local dignitaries.

Montillio’s Baking Company will be creating a one of a kind of cake to celebrate too! 

Fun facts about Boston Lighthouse:

  • First lighthouse in the USA
    Located on Little Brewster Island
    Built in 1716, 60 years before the American Revolution
    89 feet tall
    Over the past 300 years, 70 documented principle lighthouse keepers have been appointed since the station was established in 1716.
    The light cuts through darkness every 10 seconds and is visible at least 27 nautical miles away
    Sally Snowman is the current lighthouse keeper.   She is the last Coast Guard lighthouse keeper in America and the first woman keeper at Boston Lighthouse.

To learn more about Boston Lighthouse visit their website! 

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