Location: Gilkey Harbor, Islesboro; Nearest town:
44 16 56 N
68 56 34 W
can be reached via ferry
from Lincolnville Beach. The lighthouse
is close to the ferry landing. The Sailor's Memorial Museum in
the keeper's house will be open for the 2007 season from early
July to early September, weekend days (and possibly other days),
9:00 to 4:30.
Open to public? Museum in keeper's house only
Station established: 1851; Present lighthouse built:
Discontinued: 1934; Relighted: 1987
Construction material: Brick
Height of tower: 39 feet; Height of focal plane: 39
Original optic: Fifth order Fresnel; Present optic:
250 mm (solar-powered)
Characteristic: Flashing green every four seconds
Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation.
Sailor's Memorial Museum in keeper's house maintained
by the Town of Islesboro.
For more information contact:
- Islesboro Town Office
Islesboro, ME 04848
- (207) 734-2253