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Sandy Neck

Sandy Neck Light is a lighthouse on Sandy Neck, in West Barnstable, Massachusetts, at the entrance to Barnstable Harbor. It was first established in 1826. The current tower was built in 1857 and strengthened in the 1880s. It was discontinued in 1931, replaced by a skeleton tower, which was discontinued in 1952. The light was relit as a private aid to navigation in 2007. From 6A heading eastward, look for Sandy Neck Road on your left (before Barnstable Harbor). Follow the road to the end, park, and take a 6 mile hike through the Sandy Neck Conservation to the lighthouse.