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Tenants Harbor Light
(Southern Island Light)
St. George, Maine
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Tenants Harbor Light
Jeremy D'Entremont
Location: Southern Island, Tenants Harbor, Penobscot Bay
Nearest town: Tenants Harbor ( a village of St. George)
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Accessibility: The island is privately owned and is not open to the public. It is best seen by boat.
Station established: 1858; Present lighthouse built: 1857-8; Discontinued: 1933
Construction material: Brick
Height of tower: 27 feet
Original optic: Fourth order Fresnel
Other buildings still standing: keeper's house, 1895 storage building,
1906 oil house, bell tower (studio)
Lighthouse is privately owned (by artist Jamie Wyeth)
Related sites
Jamie Wyeth Editions
Haunted Maine: The Ghosts of Tenants Harbor Resources for Maine Travel & Living
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