Location: Mistake Island
Nearest town: Jonesport
44 28 26 N
67 31 54 W
Accessibility: The lighthouse is not open to the
public. It is best seen by boat; a distant view is possible from Great
Station established: 1826; Present lighthouse built:
1851; Automated: 1972
Construction material: Brick
Height of tower: 57 feet; Height of focal plane: 72 feet
Earlier optic: Second-order Fresnel (1856); Present
optic: VRB-25, solar powered.
Characteristic: Flashing white every 30 seconds
Fog signal: Two blasts every 30 seconds
Other buildings still standing: Fog signal building.
U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation.