Vineyard Gazette
The tower on which the light stands, which seemed at a distance to be white, is in reality red, being made of pressed brick, and capped with freestone; it is forty feet high, and surmounted by an
Gay Head Light

2021

Standing at the top of the Gay Head Light you can see for miles, a 360-degree view of the Atlantic Ocean, Noman’s Land, the Elizabeth islands, fishing boats trawling the waters, tourists below looking out at the same view.
The town of Aquinnah will receive nearly $50,000 from the state to complete a walking path that connects the shops at the cliffs with the lighthouse overlook
Since the opening of the original wooden Gay Head Light in 1799, no keeper has served longer than Richard Skidmore.

2020

Keepers of the Light, a documentary about the Gay Head Light, will be shown by American Public Television on public stations nationwide.

2018

Keepers of the Light will premiere on WGBH 2 on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 9 p.m. and again on Nov. 17, 18 and 21. It will also appear on WGBX on Nov. 16, 17 and 18.

The Gay Head 10K is this weekend.

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