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BLUE HILL BAY LIGHT

State: MAINE
Location: ON GREEN ISLAND / BLUE HILL BAY
Nearest City: BROOKLIN
County: HANCOCK
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: 1935
  • Foundation Materials: CONCRETE??
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
  • Markings/Patterns: CYLINDRICAL
  • Shape: WHITE W/BLACK LANTERN
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height: 22
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1857
  • Present Optic: FIFTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 26
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? YES
  • Year Tower Constructed: 1935
  • Type: SKELETAL
  • Tower Height:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 25
  • Current Optic: SOLAR-POWERED
Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Year Constructed:
  • Construction Materials:
  • Architectural Style:
  • Fog Signal Type: BELL
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1856
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style: COLONIAL CAPE
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
Other Structures: BOATHOUSE, BRICK OIL HOUSE (1905)

Current Use: SUMMER HOME (FOR SALE IN 1995)

Owner/Manager: PRIVATE OWNER

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: NONE; Reference # 0
Name of Listing:
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
ONCE CALLED EGGEMOGIN LIGHTHOUSE; TOWER CONNECTED TO DWELLING BY CHARTROOM; RESTORATION OF THE LENS PLANNED IN 1993



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