Government Island Historic District

Also known as: Minot's Ledge Lighthouse Shore Station, Gulf Island; US Light
Border St., Cohasset, Massachusetts


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National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 12, 1994
Reference number
Areas of significance
Architecture; Maritime History; Engineering
Levels of significance
State; Local
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction; A - Event
Property type
Historic functions
Public works; Multiple dwelling; Water-related
Current functions
Outdoor recreation; Museum; Park; Multiple dwelling; Water-related
Periods of significance
1925-1949; 1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1825-1849
Significant years
1855; 1860
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 3
Contributing structures: 3
Contributing sites: 1
Contributing objects: 6
Non-contributing buildings: 3
Non-contributing objects: 6

Update Log 

  • January 21, 2017: New Street View added by Brian Bartlett