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Isle au Haut Light
(Robinson Point Light)
Isle au Haut, Maine
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Jeremy D'Entremont
Location: Robinson Point, west coast of Isle au Haut; south side of western entrance to Isle au Haut Thorofare; Nearest town: Isle au Haut
44 03 54 N
68 39 06 W
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Accessibility: Isle au Haut is accessible by ferry from Stonington. The grounds are open to the public, but the lighthouse is not.
Station established: 1907; Present lighthouse built: 1907; Automated: 1934
Construction material: Brick, granite; Height of tower: 40 feet; Height of focal plane: 48 feet
Original optic: Fifth-order Fresnel; Present optic: 250 mm
optic in lantern
Characteristic: Flashing red every four seconds with a white sector
Other buildings still standing: 1907 keeper's house, 1907 boathouse, 1907 oil house, outhouse
Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation. The lighthouse is maintained by the Town of Isle au Haut and the Isle au Haut Lighthouse Committee.

The property (not including the lighthouse tower) is for sale; click here for information.

The bed & breakfast inn formerly operated here is closed except for weekly rentals of the "keeper's cottage."
Related sites
Isle au Haut, Maine: Photos, maps, visitor info and much more
Isle Au Haut Boat Company
Acadia National Park Resources for Maine Travel & Living
GORP: Acadia National Park / Isle au Haut information
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