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Boston Harbor, Massachusetts

Commonly called the Boston Harbor Light, was the first light station in the nation. Built in 1716, the original lighthouse featured a cannon - America's first fog signal. The original lighthouse was destroyed by the British as they fled the area. The new rubblestone tower was reinforced with... Handout/2013 U.S. Postal Service