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Location: Cranberry Islands, about 4 miles southeast of
Mount Desert Island, in Acadia
Nearest town: Islesford
44 14 29 N
68 11 56 W
Island is reached by boat only. The Bar
Harbor Whale Watch Company offers a tour of the island. The lighthouse tower is not open to the public.
Station established: 1828; Present lighthouse built:
1855; Deactivated 1955-57; Relighted and automated 1957
Characteristic: Flashing white every 10 seconds
Construction material: Brick. Height of tower: 43 feet;
Height of focal plane: 105 feet
Earlier optic: Fourth-order Fresnel
Other buildings still standing: 1855 keeper's house, 1895
oil house, 1905 fuel house, two storage buildings
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