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A Brilliant Sunrise at Old Scituate Lighthouse in Scituate, Mass.

Sunrise at Scituate Lighthouse in Scituate, Massachusetts.
Sunup in Scituate.

Article, photos by Eric Hurwitz created for on 2/22/2022 @newenglandinfo

Old Scituate Lighthouse in Scituate, Mass provides a beacon of light for those who don't want to travel all the way to Maine or over the bridge to Cape Cod for a lighthouse scene at sunrise.

Most convenient for those living in the metrowest and south of Boston suburbs, Scituate Lighthouse's early 1800s classic lighthouse structure, juxtaposed with sunup, yields a most memorable scene.

Below, we see the foundation for what's to come with a slightly purple sky followed lower to the ground with some yellow and orange tones. Notice, also, how the light reflects off the lighthouse keeper's home...

The sun starts to rise at Scituate Lighthouse in Scituate, Mass.

The expanse of the ocean sets the tone for an unobstructed full spectrum sunrise on clear days which, in turn, shines its light around the lighthouse. For first-time visitors to New England, this type of scene presents a wonderful introduction to the beauty of coastal New England. For repeat travelers or locals, it's just a reaffirmation of the area's overwhelmingly idyllic presence.

The picture below illustrates the sun's progression across the area and a perfect setting to renew and revitalize...

A most pleasing sunup scene at Old Scituate Lighthouse in Scituate, Mass.

Those who find it difficult,, however, to wake up early to catch an Old Scituate Lighthouse sunrise should not feel badly as sunsets can be spectacular, as well!

Either way, make sure to include Scituate Lighthouse in your travel plans at the beginning of the day or before the sun goes down. It's one of those simple joys that can only be experienced live on location to fully appreciate its mighty magnificence.

And here we go, the moment you have been waiting for as the sun fully encompasses the lighthouse...

Scituate Lighthouse in Scituate, Mass. is surrounded by sun in the morning.

Old Scituate Lighthouse is located at 100 Lighthouse Rd in Scituate, MA.

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