Location: Gilkey Harbor, Islesboro; Nearest town:
44 16 56 N
68 56 34 W
Accessibility: Islesboro 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: 1874
Discontinued: 1934; Relighted: 1987
Construction material: Brick
Height of tower: 39 feet; Height of focal plane: 39 feet
Original optic: Fifth order Fresnel; Present optic: 250
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