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Egg Rock Light
Winter Harbor, Maine
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  Jeremy D'Entremont
Location: Entrance to Frenchman Bay
Nearest town: Winter Harbor
44 21 12 N
68 08 18 W
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Accessibility: The lighthouse is not open to the public and is best viewed by boat.
Station established: 1875; Present lighthouse built: 1875; Automated: 1976
Construction material: Brick, wood
Height of tower: 40 feet; Height of focal plane: 64 feet
Original optic: Fifth-order Fresnel; Present optic: VRB-25
Characteristic: Flashing red every five seconds
Fog signal: Two blasts every 30 seconds
Other buildings still standing: 1875 keeper's house (integral to tower),
1904 fog signal building, oil house, boathouse, generator house
Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation. Maintained by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as part of the Maine Coastal Islands National Wildlife Refuge.
Related sites
Maine.info - Acadia National Park
Schoodic Peninsula Chamber of Commerce
Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce
Maine Office of Tourism
Acadia National Park
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