Duxbury Pier Light

Also known as: Duxbury Light, Bug Light
Mouth of Duxbury Bay at Plymouth Bay, 5.1 mi. NNE. of Plymouth Rock


Duxbury Pier Light

Photo taken by Michael Miller in July 2015

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)




...built in 1871 on the north side of the main channel in Plymouth Harbor to mark the dangerous shoal off Saquish Head. The unusual coffeepot-shaped lighthouse is locally known as "Bug Light" or simply "The Bug." It was the first so-called sparkplug lighthouse in the United States. - Wikipedia

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places on June 4, 2014.

Update Log 

  • July 20, 2015: Added by Michael Miller