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New England Lighthouses: A Virtual Guide
Avery Rock Light
Machias, Maine
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antique postcard of Avery Rock Light
U.S. Coast Guard photo
This lighthouse no longer exists.
Location: Machias Bay; Nearest town: Machias
44 39 16 N
67 20 39 W
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Station established: 1875; destroyed 1947
Construction materials: Brick, wood
Light was 54 feet above sea level.
Optic: Fourth order Fresnel; Characteristic: Fixed red (1931), visible for 13 nautical miles.
Fog bell (1931), one stroke every 10 seconds.
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Machias Bay Area Chamber of Commerce
Previous lighthouse (south to north): Libby Island Light
Next lighthouse (south to north): Little River Light
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Buy the book "The Lighthouse Keeper's Wife"
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