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Ten Pound Lighthouse

Ten Pound Island, Gloucester, MA
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Ten Pound Lighthouse - part of many Artists canvases from Winslow Homer to Fitz Henry Lane!

As a local kid, I rowed and sailed around The Ten Pound Island off of Rocky Neck for fun! Ten... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
allyo511
Follow in Captain Billy Tyne's wake, past Ten Pound Island...

You don't need to be a swordboat captain (Is there any thing better in the world?) to picture... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
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3 Mar 2018
“Ten Pound Lighthouse - part of many Artists canvases from Winslow Homer to Fitz Henry Lane!”
2 Aug 2017
“Follow in Captain Billy Tyne's wake, past Ten Pound Island...”
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Ten Pound Island, Gloucester, MA

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

As a local kid, I rowed and sailed around The Ten Pound Island off of Rocky Neck for fun! Ten Pound Light, a historic lighthouse in Gloucester Harbor, can be seen from many points along the Gloucester waterfront, including the area around the famous fisherman...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

You don't need to be a swordboat captain (Is there any thing better in the world?) to picture heading out into a perfect storm, or avoiding one, thanks to Ten Pound Light. As a beacon to thousands of Gloucestermen, the light refuses to stay in...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2017

You can see the lighthouse from the Fisherman's Memorial and watch boats sailing in the harbor. It was very picturesque.

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Reviewed 9 November 2016

You need to travel through the stone gates and past Beauport Museum. Worth the winding narrow road and past beautiful mansions which will bring you to your destination plus Dog Bar Breakwater. Good for sitting or sunning.

2  Thank nanagrace
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

We passed by this landmark on our way out through the harbor...its situated on a small island called ten pound island, whose name origin is a mystery. It is a fun thing to see but not worth going out of your way to visit, unless...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2016

Gorgeous island in the center of the Gloucester Harbor. Accessible by boat, kayak or paddleboard. There is a lot of seaglass and poison ivy so just be careful if you start walking around in the trees.

1  Thank Anneliese B
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Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

A very peaceful place worth the trip. If you make Gloucester a stop along your visits of New England, stop here! You won't regret it

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Reviewed 9 July 2012

Deserted island accessible only by boat. The island was thick with seagulls so you had to be careful where you walked. It was fun to take land our dinghy on the beach and watch the schooners sail by.

2  Thank Judy R
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Reviewed 31 December 2011

Ten Pound is a great kayaking destination. There's a nice little beach. Plenty of sea glass, for beachcombers and collectors, and sometimes a picnic table! The lighthouse is on the other end of the island from the beach, which is the only real place to...More

3  Thank Sarah_the_F00die
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