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WINTER HARBOR LIGHT

State: MAINE
Location: MARK ISLAND / WINTER HARBOR
Nearest City: WINTER HARBOR
County: HANCOCK
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1856



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1856
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1933
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: BRICK
  • Construction Materials: BRICK/ASPHALT
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: CYLINDRICAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height: 19
  • Original Optic: FIFTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1856
  • Present Optic:
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 37
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1876
  • Number of Stories: 2
  • Architectural Style: VICTORIAN
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
Other Structures: BOATHOUSE (1878), STONE OIL HOUSE (1905), BRICK WORKROOM ATTACHES TOWER TO DWELLING

Current Use:

Owner/Manager: PRIVATE OWNER

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED Reference #87002538
Name of Listing: WINTER HARBOR LIGHT STATION
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
ALSO KNOWN AS MARK ISLAND LIGHT; ISLAND SOLD 1934; USCG FOG SIGNAL STILL ACTIVE



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