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Curtis Island Light
Camden, Maine
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Curtis Island Light
Jeremy D'Entremont
Location: Entrance to Camden Harbor; Nearest town: Camden
44 12 06 N
69 02 54 W
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Accessibility: The island is a public park but is accessible only by boat. The lighthouse is not open to the public. The lighthouse is most easily seen from sightseeing cruises leaving Camden Harbor.
Station established: 1835; Present lighthouse built: 1896; Automated: 1972
Construction material: Brick; Height of tower: 25 feet; Height of focal plane: 52 feet
Previous optic: Fourth order Fresnel (now at Camden Public Library); Present optic: 300 mm
Characteristic: Occulting green, four seconds (four seconds of green followed by one second of darkness)
Other buildings still standing: 1889 keeper's house, 1889 barn, 1889 boathouse, 1895 oil house
Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation. Maintained by:
Town of Camden
P.O. Box 1207
 Camden, ME 04843
Related sites
Camden Resource and Vacation Guide
Camden-Rockport-Lincolnville Chamber of Commerce Resources for Maine Travel & Living
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