Gay head light
Gay Head Light is a historic lighthouse located on Martha's Vineyard westernmost point off of Lighthouse Road in Aquinnah, Massachusetts. The Gay Head Light in Aquinnah on Martha's Vineyard is an iconic island structure. It needs to be moved back from the eroding cliff-face, and this website exists. The Martha's Vineyard Museum is privileged to be the steward of three of the Island's lighthouses. The East Chop, Edgartown, and Gay Head lighthouses are not. Apr 11, · Gay Head Light would protect the waters between the clay cliffs of Gay Head and the Elizabeth Islands, an area of extremely dangerous underwater shoals and rock formations that are a constant threat to the safe travel of whaling vessels and their crews. The Gay Head Light in Aquinnah on Martha's Vineyard is an iconic island structure. It needs to be moved back from the eroding cliff-face, and this website exists to educate the public about the situation. Ellis Skiff remained keeper until he was removed for political reasons in , ending close to a half century of the Skiffs at Gay Head. An report on lighthouses in the United States ranked Gay Head Light as the ninth most important seacoast light, the highest rank of any light north of New York.