Perkins Island Lighthouse

Georgetown, Maine
Perkins Island Lighthouse is a beacon that has guided ships through the Kennebec River since 1898. It sits on Perkins Island in Georgetown, Maine.
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Perkins Island Lighthouse is a historic lighthouse that has guided ships through the Kennebec River since 1898. It sits on Perkins Island in Georgetown, Maine.

Lighthouse Specs

  • Year Constructed: 1898
  • First Lit: 1898
  • Construction: Wood
  • Tower Shape: Octagonal Wood Tower
  • Height: 23 feet
  • Focal Height: 41 feet
  • Markings: White
  • Characteristic: Flashing red every 2.5 seconds with 2 white sectors
  • Range: 6 nautical miles
  • Status: Active
  • NRHP Number: 87002282

Location

Address: Perkins Island, Georgetown, Maine
Place GPS Coordinates: 43.786778, -69.785250
Parking GPS Coordinates: 43.786778, -69.785250
Parking Notes: The lighthouse is located on an island, but it can be viewed from the mainland. Visitors can park at Parker Head Landing on Parker Head Road in Phippsburg. The lighthouse can be seen across the Kennebec River.

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