Tenants Harbor Lighthouse

St. George, Maine
Tenants Harbor Lighthouse, also known as Southern Island Light, is a lighthouse at the entrance to Tenants Harbor in St. George, Maine.
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Tenants Harbor Lighthouse, also known as Southern Island Light, is a historic lighthouse at the entrance to Tenants Harbor in St. George, Maine. It was built in 1857.

Lighthouse Specs

  • Year Constructed: 1857
  • First Lit: January 1, 1858
  • Construction: Brick
  • Tower Shape: Cylindrical
  • Height: 27 feet
  • Focal Height: 66 feet
  • Markings: White tower with a black lantern
  • Characteristic: Red flashing light
  • Range: 13 nautical miles
  • Status: Deactivated in 1934 and it was replaced with a lighted buoy
  • NRHP Number: 87002026

Location

Address: Southern Island, St. George, Maine
Place GPS Coordinates: 43.961111, -69.184889
Parking GPS Coordinates: 43.961111, -69.184889
Parking Notes: The lighthouse is located on an island which as no cars, so no parking is available at the lighthouse. Sadly, the lighthouse is not viewable form the mainland, despite is being just a few hundred yards off shore. The best way to see the lighthouse is by boat or plane.

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