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EAGLE ISLAND LIGHT

State: MAINE
Location: EAST PENOBSCOT BAY
Nearest City: TOWN OF DEER ISLAND
County: HANCOCK
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1838


Eagle Island Light
U.S. Coast Guard photo, 1981
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1838
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1963
  • Foundation Materials: NATURAL/EMPLACED
  • Construction Materials: GRANITE RUBBLESTONE
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: CONICAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: SEPARATE
  • Tower Height: 30
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1858
  • Present Optic: 300 MM SOLAR POWERED
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 106
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1939
  • Construction Materials:
  • Architectural Style: BELL TOWER
  • Fog Signal Type: NONE/ORIG. BELL
Existing Keepers Quarters? NO, RAZED 1963
  • Year Constructed:
  • Number of Stories:
  • Architectural Style: ATTACHED TO TOWER
  • Construction Materials:
Other Structures: NONE; ORIG. OIL HOUSE (1895), STORAGE BUILDING (1902), OUTHOUSE

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: EAGLE LIGHT CARETAKERS (TOWER) / PRIVATE OWNER (BELL TOWER)

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

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

Miscellaneous:



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