West Quoddy Head Lighthouse

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Lighthouse Specs

  • Originally constructed: 1808
  • Current tower constructed: 1858
  • First lit: 1858 (Current tower)
  • Construction: Brick
  • Tower shape: Conical
  • Height: 49 feet
  • Focal height: 83 feet 
  • Markings: Red and white bands with black lantern
  • Characteristic: White light flashing twice every 15 seconds (Fl(2) W 15s)
  • Range: 18 nautical miles
  • Status: Active
  • NRHP number: 80004601


  • Park: Quoddy Head State Park
  • Address: S Lubec Rd
  • Town: Lubec
  • State: Maine
  • GPS: Lat 44.814946 Lng -66.951026
  • Parking notes: The lighthouse is located at the very end of South Lubec Road. There is a parking area just before reaching the lighthouse. Another lighthouse can be found a few hundred feet southwest of the lighthouse.
  • Parking directions: HERE
  • Location directions: HERE

1 review for West Quoddy Head Lighthouse

  1. Patrick Faloon

    West Quoddy Head Light, eastern most point in the US

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