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Location: About 6 miles east southeast of Cape Neddick
Nearest town: York
The lighthouse is not open to the public. Access
is by boat only, and it is very difficult to land on the island.
The lighthouse can be seen distantly
from points along the shore, including Sohier Park at Cape Neddick
in York, but it is best seen by boat.
Station established: 1799 (day beacon), 1811 (lighthouse)
Present lighthouse built: 1855; Automated: 1978
- 43 07 18 N
- 70 28 36 W
Construction material: Granite; Height of tower: 133
feet; Height of focal plane: 137 feet
Earlier optic: Second-order Fresnel; Present optic:
VRB-25 (solar powered)
Characteristic: Flashing white every five seconds;
Fog signal: One blast every 10 seconds
Other buildings still standing: Storage building
Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation; licensed
here to read more about ALF's efforts to preserve this lighthouse.
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