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PERKINS ISLAND LIGHT

State: MAINE
Location: PERKINS ISLAND / KENNEBEC RIVER
Nearest City: GEORGETOWN
County: SAGADAHOC
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1898



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1898
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1959
  • Foundation Materials: BRICK
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/RED LANTERN
  • Shape: OCTAGONAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 23
  • Original Optic: FIFTH ORDER
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: 250 MM
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 41
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1902
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
  • Architectural Style: PYRAMIDAL TOWER
  • Fog Signal Type: BELL (INACTIVE)
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1898
  • Number of Stories: 2
  • Architectural Style: LATE VICTORIAN
  • Construction Materials: WOOD SHINGLED
Other Structures: BRICK OIL HOUSE (1906), BARN (1897-98), BOATHOUSE (1901)

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: U.S. COAST GUARD (TOWER) / STATE OF MAINE (DWELLING)

Open to the Public? YES (Go to Lighthouses to Visit for access information)

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED Reference #87002282
Name of Listing: PERKINS ISLAND LIGHT STATION
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

HABS/HAER Documentation? YES, ME-190 (MARO)

Miscellaneous:



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