Prospect Harbor Lighthouse

Description

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Lighthouse Specs

  • Originally constructed: 1850 
  • Current tower constructed: 1891 (current structure)
  • First lit: 1891 (current structure)
  • Construction: Wood 
  • Tower shape: Conical Tower
  • Height: 38 feet
  • Focal height: 42 feet
  • Markings: White
  • Characteristic: Red light flashing once every 6 seconds with two white sectors (R 6s with 2 W sectors)
  • Range: 9 nautical miles 
  • Status: Active
  • NRHP number: 88000151

Location

  • Address: 190 Lighthouse Point Road
  • Town: Prospect Harbor
  • State: Maine
  • GPS: Lat 44.403307 Lng -68.012914
  • Parking notes: The lighthouse is located within a naval station that is often closed off via a gate. It is best to pull over along Lighthouse Point Road to view the lighthouse from about a hundred yards away. There is also a dirt parking area on Main Street which can be used to view the lighthouse across the Inner Harbor.
  • Parking directions: HERE
  • Location directions: HERE

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