27 Mid-Coast Maine Lighthouses To Check Out

The Mid-Coast of Maine is home to many beautiful lighthouses. The Mid-Coast is a region of Maine that includes the coastal counties of Lincoln, Knox, Waldo, Sagadahoc, and the northern coastal portion of Cumberland counties. In total, 27 lighthouses can be found within the Mid-Coast of Maine. This blog post showcases each of these lighthouses along with basic information including location, directions, and focal height.

Browns Head Light

  • Town: Vinalhaven (Browns Head)
  • Coordinates: 44.1118°N 68.9095°W
  • Year First Lit: 1832 (Former) 1857 (Current)
  • Activity: Active
  • Focal Height: 39 ft (12 m)
  • Location: Here

Burnt Island Light

  • Town: Boothbay Harbor (Burnt Island)
  • Coordinates: 43.8252°N 69.6402°W
  • Year First Lit: 1821
  • Activity: Active
  • Focal Height: 61 ft (19 m)
  • Location: Here

Cuckolds Light

  • Town: Boothbay Harbor (Cuckold Islets)
  • Coordinates: 43.7795°N 69.6500°W
  • Year First Lit: 1892 (Former) 1907 (Current)
  • Activity: Active
  • Focal Height: 59 ft (18 m)
  • Location: Here

Curtis Island Light

  • Town: Camden (Penobscot Bay)
  • Coordinates: 44.2014°N 69.0489°W
  • Year First Lit: 1835 (Former) 1896 (Current)
  • Activity: Active
  • Focal Height: 52 ft (16 m)
  • Location: Here

Doubling Point Light

  • Town: Arrowsic
  • Coordinates: 43.8825°N 69.8068°W
  • Year First Lit: 1898
  • Activity: Active
  • Focal Height: 23 ft (7.0 m)
  • Location: Here

Fort Point Light

  • Town: Stockton Springs (Penobscot River)
  • Coordinates: 44.4671°N 68.8117°W
  • Year First Lit: 1836 (Former) 1857 (Current)
  • Activity: Active
  • Focal Height: 88 ft (27 m)
  • Location: Here

Franklin Island Light

  • Town: Franklin Island (Muscongus Bay)
  • Coordinates: 43.8921°N 69.3746°W
  • Year First Lit: 1805 (Former) 1855 (Current)
  • Activity: Active
  • Focal Height: 57 ft (17 m)
  • Location: Here

Goose Rocks Light

  • Town: North Haven (Penobscot Bay)
  • Coordinates: 44.1354°N 68.8307°W
  • Year First Lit: 1890
  • Activity: Active
  • Focal Height: 51 ft (16 m)
  • Location: Here

Grindel Point Light

  • Town: Islesboro
  • Coordinates: 44.2814°N 68.9431°W
  • Year First Lit: 1874
  • Activity: Active (Inactive: 1934–1987)
  • Focal Height:
  • Location: 67 ft (20 m)

Hendricks Head Light

  • Town: Southport (Sheepscot River)
  • Coordinates: 43.8226°N 69.6897°W
  • Year First Lit: 1829 (Former) 1875 (Current)
  • Activity: Active (Inactive: 1933–1951)[18]
  • Focal Height: 43 ft (13 m)
  • Location: Here

Heron Neck Light

  • Town: Vinalhaven (Penobscot Bay)
  • Coordinates: 44.0251°N 68.8622°W
  • Year First Lit: 1854
  • Activity: Active
  • Focal Height: 92 ft (28 m)
  • Location: Here

Indian Island Light

  • Town: Rockport
  • Coordinates: 44.1655°N 69.0610°W[19]
  • Year First Lit: 1850 (Former) 1875 (Current)
  • Activity: 1934
  • Focal Height: Unknown
  • Location: Here

Marshall Point Light

  • Town: Port Clyde
  • Coordinates: 43.9174°N 69.2613°W
  • Year First Lit: 1832 (Former) 1858 (Current)
  • Activity: Active
  • Focal Height: 30 ft (9.1 m)
  • Location: Here

Matinicus Rock Light

  • Town: Matinicus Isle
  • Coordinates: 43.7835°N 68.8550°W
  • Year First Lit: 1827 (Former) 1846 (Current towers)
  • Activity: 1924 (North tower) Active (South tower)
  • Focal Height: 90 ft (27 m)
  • Location: Here

Monhegan Island Light

  • Town: Monhegan (Monhegan Island)
  • Coordinates: 43.7648°N 69.3158°W
  • Year First Lit: 1824 (Former) 1850 (Current)
  • Activity: Active
  • Focal Height: 178 ft (54 m)
  • Location: Here

Owls Head Light

  • Town: Owls Head (Penobscot Bay)
  • Coordinates: 44.0922°N 69.0440°W
  • Year First Lit: 1825
  • Activity: Active
  • Focal Height: 100 ft (30 m)
  • Location: Here

Pemaquid Point Light

  • Town: Bristol
  • Coordinates: 43.8368°N 69.5058°W
  • Year First Lit: 1827 (Former) 1857 (Current)
  • Activity: Active
  • Focal Height: 79 ft (24 m)
  • Location: Here

Perkins Island Light

  • Town: Georgetown (Perkins Island)
  • Coordinates: 43.7868°N 69.7852°W
  • Year First Lit: 1898
  • Activity: Active
  • Focal Height: 41 ft (12 m)
  • Location: Here

Pond Island Light

  • Town: Kennebec River
  • Coordinates: 43.7400°N 69.7703°W
  • Year First Lit: 1821 (Former) 1855 (Current)
  • Activity: Active
  • Focal Height: 52 ft (16 m)
  • Location: Here

Ram Island Light

  • Town: Boothbay Harbor
  • Coordinates: 43.8038°N 69.5992°W
  • Year First Lit: 1883
  • Activity: Active
  • Focal Height: 36 ft (11 m)
  • Location: Here

Rockland Harbor Breakwater Light

  • Town: Rockland
  • Coordinates: 44.1040°N 69.0775°W
  • Year First Lit: 1827 (Former) 1902 (Current)
  • Activity: Active
  • Focal Height: 39 ft (12 m)
  • Location: Here

Saddleback Ledge Light

  • Town: Saddleback Ledge (Penobscot Bay)
  • Coordinates: 44.0144°N 68.7264°W
  • Year First Lit: 1839
  • Activity: Active
  • Focal Height: 54 ft (16 m)
  • Location: Here

Seguin Light

  • Town: Georgetown
  • Coordinates: 43.7075°N 69.7580°W
  • Year First Lit: 1795 (Former) 1857 (Current)
  • Activity: Deactivated in 2019
  • Focal Height: 180 ft (55 m)
  • Location: Here

Squirrel Point Light

  • Town: Arrowsic (Arrowsic Island)
  • Coordinates: 43.8165°N 69.8024°W
  • Year First Lit: 1898
  • Activity: Active
  • Focal Height: 25 ft (7.6 m)
  • Location: Here

Tenants Harbor Light

  • Town: St. George (Southern Island)
  • Coordinates: 43.9611°N 69.1848°W
  • Year First Lit: 1857
  • Activity: 1933
  • Focal Height: 27 ft (8.2 m)
  • Location: Here

Two Bush Island Light

  • Town: Two Bush Island (Penobscot Bay)
  • Coordinates: 43.9642°N 69.0739°W
  • Year First Lit: 1897
  • Activity: Active
  • Focal Height: 65 ft (20 m)
  • Location: Here

Whitehead Light

  • Town: St. George (Whitehead Island)
  • Coordinates: 43.9787°N 69.1243°W
  • Year First Lit: 1807 (Former) 1857 (Current)
  • Activity: Active
  • Focal Height: 75 ft (23 m)
  • Location: Here

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