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INDIAN ISLAND LIGHT

State: MAINE
Location: INDIAN ISLAND / ROCKPORT HARBOR
Nearest City: ROCKPORT
County: KNOX
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1850


Indian Island Light
NPS photo by Candace Clifford, 1998
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1874
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1934
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials:
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/BLACK TRIM
  • Shape: SQUARE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height:
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1856
  • Present Optic: REMOVED
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane:
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? YES

Existing Sound Signal Building? UNKNOWN
  • Year Constructed:
  • Construction Materials:
  • Architectural Style:
  • Fog Signal Type:
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1850
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style: T-SHAPE
  • Construction Materials: BRICK/FRAME
Other Structures: OIL HOUSE (1904), FUEL HOUSE (1888), 2 STORAGE BUILDINGS

Current Use: PRIVATE PROPERTY

Owner/Manager: PRIVATE OWNER

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #87002265
Name of Listing: INDIAN ISLAND LIGHT STATION
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
REPLACED BY ACTIVE LOWELL ROCK POLE BEACON IN 1935



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