At 293 years, fog cannon at Boston Light is Coast Guard’s oldest artifact 
The Coast Guard has determined that a fog cannon on Little Brewster Island, built in 1716, is the oldest known Coast Guard artifact by several decades.
(Tamir Kalifa for The Boston Globe)

At 293 years, fog cannon at Boston Light is Coast Guard’s oldest artifact

The Coast Guard has determined that a fog cannon on Little Brewster Island, built in 1716, is the oldest known Coast Guard artifact by several decades.

(Tamir Kalifa for The Boston Globe)

Shining over Boston Harbor
- As the Coast Guard hands over control of lighthouses, more may open for tours. (Photo: Santa dropped presents from a helicopter at Boston Light in 1946.)

Shining over Boston Harbor

- As the Coast Guard hands over control of lighthouses, more may open for tours. (Photo: Santa dropped presents from a helicopter at Boston Light in 1946.)