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Bakers Island Light Station

Location: Bakers Island in Salem Sound is approximately 16 miles north of Boston, MA. The island is 3 miles from the City of Salem
and 1 mile from Manchester-by-the-Sea. Adjacent to the light station property, there is summer colony with 55 homes. The summer
residents are protective of their privacy, and the island is currently not open to the public.
Contact:  info@essexheritage.org
Facility:  Offers overnight says to Essex Heritage Voyager Members for up to 6 people in the Assistant Keepers House.  It is "off the grid"
with solar power providing limited lighting and filtered well water.  Bakers Island also offers camping options. Details can be found at: Bakers Island Camping
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Borden Flats Lighthouse 

 

 

 

 

Location: Fall River, MA
Facility: Maximum 2 guests per night (must 21 or older).  Live the life of a lighthouse keeper in a one-of-a-kind overnight stay in an historic,
off-shore light tower, circa 1881.  5 levels of living, full kitchenette, eco-friendly bathroom, queen bedroom, includes linens, TV/DVD, free
boat transport, gas stove/oven and outdoor grill, 3 outdoor decks, relax off-the-grid, robust cell service. A perfect bucket list experience.
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Race Point Light Station 

Note: Check website for 2021 availability 
Location: Near Provincetown
Contact: Race Point Lighthouse, 1-855-722-3959.  Email: reservations@racepoint.org 
Facility: Located at the northern tip of Cape Cod, near Provincetown.  (1) Stay in the 1874 Keeper's House - Rent one, two or all three upstairs
bedrooms (sleeps up to 11), which also has a complete kitchen and living room. A Race Point representative resides in the bedroom located on the
first floor and maintains responsibility for all activities at Race Point. The half-bath on the first floor and the full-bath on the second floor are shared.
Transportation is provided to and from the Keeper's House. (2) The historic Whistle House - remodeled in 2007, features two bedrooms, each with
one full size bed and a bunk bed. Includes a full bath, kitchen and sitting room and is perfect for families or small groups. Available for stays of
2-7 days. You will need your own four-wheel drive vehicle and a weekly over sand permit (available from the National Park Service).
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West Dennis (Formerly Bass River) Lighthouse 

Location: 1 Lighthouse Inn Road, West Dennis, MA 02670;
Contact:  508-398-5658.  Email: inquire@lighthouseinn.com
Facility: The Lighthouse Inn reactivated its lens in 1989 and is now known as the West Dennis Light. The Inn features sixty-one
rooms and cottages (with working fireplaces) spread across nine oceanfront acres.
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Volunteer Host

Cape Ann Light Station & Straitmouth Island Light Station

Location: On Thacher Island near Rockport and Straitmouth Island
Contact: 617-335-1799  Email: sydneywedmore@comcast.net
Facility: Lodging is in one of the keeper's houses
Duties: Duties include welcoming guests to the island, offering tours and performing basic maintenance. Skills in carpentry, mechanical
aptitude and landscaping are preferred. Keepers must be able to operate a boat and tractor equipment as well as possess a basic knowledge
of CPR. Send resumes and rationales for interest to: 155 South St., Rockport, MA 01966
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