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Iconic Martha's Vineyard lighthouse begins move inland

AQUINNAH, Mass. (AP) A Martha's Vineyard lighthouse that is among the most endangered historic landmarks in the U. S. began its gradual march back from a rapidly eroding cliffside on Thursday. Powerful hydraulic pistons inched the 160-year-old Gay Head Lighthouse about 5 feet at a time along steel rails lathered with soap, starting just before noon. By midafternoon, it had moved more than 25 feet. The 52-foot-high, 400-ton brick-and-mortar structure is expected to arrive at its final a pad...

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