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ISLE AU HAUT (ROBINSON POINT) LIGHT

State: MAINE
Location: ROBINSON POINT
Nearest City: ISLE AU HAUT
County: KNOX
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1907


Isle Au Haut (Robinson Point) Light
Photo courtesy Jeffrey Burke
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1907
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1934
  • Foundation Materials: GRANITE BLOCKS
  • Construction Materials: GRANITE/BRICK
  • Markings/Patterns: LOWER GREY/UPPER WHITE W/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: LOWER CONICAL/UPPER CYLINDRICAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height: 40
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1907
  • Present Optic: 250 MM SOLAR POWERED
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 48
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition: SHORE VILLAGE MUSEUM, ROCKLAND, MAINE
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO

Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1907
  • Number of Stories: 2.5
  • Architectural Style: VICTORIAN
  • Construction Materials: WOOD/STUCCO
Other Structures: OIL HOUSE (1907), BOATHOUSE (1907), CATWALK (1907), WOOD SHED (1907), OUTHOUSE (1907), SHED (1979), GENERATOR HOUSE (1986); DESTROYED: STORAGE BUILDING, GENERATOR HOUSE, AND MARINE RAILWAY

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION / INN

Owner/Manager: TOWN OF ISLE AU HAUT (TOWER) / PRIVATE OWNER (OTHER BUILDINGS)

Open to the Public? YES (Go to Lighthouses to Visit for access information)

Web Site:

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

HABS/HAER Documentation? YES, ME-212 (MARO)

Miscellaneous:
TOWER CONNECTED TO DWELLING BY CATWALK



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