Heron Neck Lighthouse

Vinalhaven, Maine
Heron Neck Lighthouse is a beautiful and historic lighthouse on Greens Island off Vinalhaven, Maine. It was established in 1854.
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Heron Neck Lighthouse is a beautiful and historic lighthouse located on Greens Island in Vinalhaven, Maine. It was established in 1854 to guide mariners.

Lighthouse Specs

  • Year Constructed: 1854
  • First Lit: 1854
  • Construction: Brick
  • Tower Shape: Conical
  • Height: 30 feet
  • Focal Height: 92 feet
  • Markings: White
  • Characteristic: Flashing red light with a white sector
  • Range: 9 nautical miles
  • Status: Active
  • NRHP Number: 87002266

Location

Address: Greens Island, Vinalhaven, Maine
Place GPS Coordinates: 44.025250, -68.861944
Parking GPS Coordinates: 44.025250, -68.861944
Parking Notes: No parking is available at the lighthouse considering the tower is located on an undeveloped island. It is best seen from planes or boats. No views of the lighthouse can be had from the mainland.

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