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TENANTS HARBOR LIGHT

State: MAINE
Location: SOUTHERN ISLAND
Nearest City: TENANTS HARBOR
County: LINCOLN
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1857



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1857
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1933
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: STONE
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: CYLINDRICAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height: 27
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1857
  • Present Optic:
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 25
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? YES
  • Year Constructed:
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
  • Architectural Style: PYRAMIDAL (REPLICA)
  • Fog Signal Type: BELL
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1857
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style: COLONIAL CAPE
  • Construction Materials: WOOD FRAME
Other Structures: OIL HOUSE (1906), STORAGE BUILDING (1895), BRICK COVERED PASSAGEWAY CONNECTS TOWER TO DWELLING

Current Use: PRIVATE PROPERTY

Owner/Manager: PRIVATE OWNER

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #87002026
Name of Listing: TENANTS HARBOR LIGHT (LIGHT STATIONS OF MAINE MPS)
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

HABS/HAER Documentation? YES, ME-215 (MARO)

Miscellaneous:



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