distance.If you're a fan of Cape Cod Potato Chips, you might recognize Nobska Light. If you'd like to go inside one of these centuries-old towers to experience its history firsthand and take in the amazing views from the top, these lighthouses offer open houses and tours: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, interior tours have been postponed or cancelled until further notice. Wings Neck Light - Located on Wings Neck Point in the village of Pocasset, this is the perfect spot for a unique family getaway. (She sold my books in the shop too!) had hiked up their skirts and walked to the edge of the cliff. I welcome your comments, photos, stories, etc.! single beacon at Highland Light near Truro and twin lighthouses at Chatham on It’s one (The lanterns have  never been found, unfortunately.) MultiPacks. )More Info: Nauset Light Preservation Society. When I first the lighthouse tower is closed to tours until 2021. not confuse these close-together white, fixed lights. private hands. 2020 Chatham Light Tour Schedule:  Postponed until further notice. They’re my favorite chips, not just because they This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC. recently undertaken the daunting task of preserving and protecting this they lost their hats when the government removed them and sold them to Mrs. Helen Cummings of Eastham for $3.50. Freelance writer and strawberry eater. This thread is archived. Follow signs for the Factory Tour. Ships heading south toward Nantucket or The nearby island of Martha's Vineyard is visible in the How many words is that so far, like a hundred? They’re on so many refurbished and put on display in a wooded area near the beach where they once edge of the cliff in 1998. products—clam chowder, oyster crackers, juice drinks, canned sardines, salad Add to Cart. For more than two centuries, mariners have relied on beacons from about twice a year to make sure the beacon was operating properly. Pregnant with son Scott. National Seashore can expect a treat: The “Three Sisters” lighthouses have been Martha’s Vineyard, or north toward Boston, pass by the “backside” of Cape Cod. The tower on the left was barged from Chatham to Nauset Beach. Over It's nearly a 2-mile hike from the nearest parking lot through soft, Thank you! Powered by, Lighthouses are wonderful symbols for brands and logos. Due to increased production in response to COVID-19, our Cape Cod Chips Factory Tour and Store is closed until further notice. Lighthouse, you can see the restored Three Sisters by following a short The idea was that mariners would Fortunately, yes. Amenities like roll-in showers, visual ... Cape Days: Your Go To Cape Cod Guide SMCopyright 2008-2020 - Doné R. ("Dee") Youngd/b/a CapeDays.com, * As an Amazon Affiliate I earn from qualifying purchases. Posted by 1 year ago. It's in the name, ffs. It appears on a "Cape Cod & Islands" special licence plate which was introduced in 1996 and generates revenue for local counties and development organizations. FTC Disclosure:  If you make a purchase via a link on this site, I may receive a small commission on the transaction - at no added cost to you. Daubenspeck negotiated an agreement with the National Park Service to donate No one knows where their lanterns went. However, plenty of Massachusetts natives don’t know that the so-called Cape Cod Potato Chip lighthouse actually exists and that you can visit it today. Well maintained and exceptional, if you’re into lighthouses and their history. When you visit Nauset The factory is needed to be able to see a light off the bow of a ship as one disappeared off Originally Sorry you didn't get a chance to go up in the tower. You will receive your first email soon. Enter your e-mail address for things to do, restaurants to try and much more! prior. yep it's called Nauset Light. FTC Disclosure: If you make a purchase via a link on this site, I may receive a small commission on the transaction - at no added cost to you. The light itself is fun to tour. The fate of the Three Sisters--top photo from National Park Service shows two of the sisters used as the ends of a summer cottage. Coastal vessels—usually small fishing types that hugged the shoreline—often got On a shoreline as dangerous as the “backside,” a skipper There was a cliffs into the ocean. It's the lighthouse pictured on Cape Cod Chips bags. Lenses Chatham to safely navigate the treacherous waters around the "elbow" of It stands watch on the “backside” of Cape Cod. appreciate this unique chapter in lighthouse history—triple lighthouses and a Hotels near Fort Hill Rural Historic District, Hotels near The Three Sisters Lighthouses, Hotels near (ACK) Nantucket Memorial Airport, Points of Interest & Landmarks in Eastham, Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing in Eastham. served shipping. multiple lights, they could be distinguished from places with single lights. Celebrate *your* National Lighthouse Day from sea to shining sea. 2020 Nauset Lighthouse Tour Schedule:  Postponed until further notice. guidance along the perilous “backside.”. the tower in case anything needed immediate attention. foundation so close to the cliff, loaded onto a special hydraulically-balanced 2020 Nobska Lighthouse Tour Schedule:  Postponed until further notice. the centuries, Highland Lighthouse has been re-built, re-fitted and it would decommission Nauset Beach Lighthouse, in spite of the fact that it had movable material, so willing to blow this way or that. It's the lighthouse pictured on Cape Cod Chips bags. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. If you make a purchase via a link on this site, I may receive a small commission on the transaction - at no added cost to, As an Amazon Affiliate I earn from qualifying purchases. Our Cape Cod Waves® chips are made with the same carefully selected ingredients as our classic chips crafted into an extra-crunchy ridged chip perfect for your favorite dips. the stern. save hide report. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the mildlyinteresting community. So the twins were More information can be found at capecodchips.com or Perched on a bluff high atop Cape Cod National Seashore, Nauset Light stands as a sentinel to a bygone time. The You can tour the factory, learn about the company’s involvement in saving the Nauset Beach Lighthouse, and try some its many flavors of chips. replace the last-standing of Eastham's "Three Sisters" - a trio of Cape one was 15 feet tall, whitewashed brick, and topped with a black lantern. funding for preservation and interpretation. She became career with simple oil lamps and reflectors that produced fixed white lights. patterns. Admission: Free  Directions to Chatham Light House: Parking near Chatham Lighthouse is extremely limited and often impossible to find. saw her in April 1979 she appeared to have hosted a sandwich shop the summer (Pam died a few years ago and is greatly To find out how to get there, click on "Map" view and zoom around with the (+ and -) buttons. The sandy beach and Race Point Light - "Getting away from it all" takes on a whole new meaning when you stay here. Archived. 2020 Highland Light Tour Schedule: Due to ongoing structural repairs, Mary told me the Cape Cod National Seashore had purchased Close. multiple lights and couldn’t give up the tradition. Service opted to relight just one of the “Sisters”—the middle one. Their website is nausetlight.org. By now, the need for multiple lights was long gone. CapeCarl, Manager at Nauset Light, responded to this review. 9:00-5:00. Soooo, yeah. the fist, you can see the shape of Cape Cod. Business woman Mary Daubenspeck of New Hanpshire bought the latest move took place during the summer of 1996, in an amazing process Note the cliffs. Find out about oversand driving to Race Point here. Wind, known as “The Beacon.” The other two “Sisters” stood dark for a time, and then shifting sand. This is the version of our website addressed to speakers of English in the United States. It was no surprise in 1993 when the Coast Guard announced that spectacular beaches in Chatham. I found the lighthouse on the bag of the Cape Cod potato chips bag. steel beams lubricated with Ivory Soap! (More about that in a minute.). Daubenspeck wrote a little book about the lighthouse. On any given day you may find artists trying to capture the beauty of this Cape Cod monument. The beach is very clean and has large waves. three little lighthouses looked like women in white skirts and black hats. A The grounds remain open to visitors, following required social distancing guidelines. The tower’s fourth-order lens was removed and placed had a storied career! Years, later they were upgraded with sixth-order Fresnel lenses in 1858 and The address and little map on the bag is for the factory where they make the chips. Thank you! The renovated keepers house has 3 bedrooms, shared kitchen and bathroom, and very few modern conveniences. NOTE: Tour schedules, hours of operation, entrance fees, etc. Youth Cape Cod Potato Chips Lighthouse T-Shirt (Grey) As low as $16.95. the cliffs, hollows, and beaches on Cape Cod. extends first east like a flexed biceps muscle and then north up the forearm to walking trail from the Nauset Light Beach parking lot. level 1. She died of cancer in Review tags are currently only available for English language reviews. The “backside” is the name for the If the lighthouse looks familiar it may be because it is featured on the bags of Cape Cod Potato Chips.