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SQUIRREL POINT LIGHT

State: MAINE
Location: ARROWSIC ISLAND / KENNEBEC RIVER
Nearest City: ARROWSIC
County: SAGADAHOC
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1898


Squirrel Point Light
U.S. Coast Guard photo
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1898
  • Is the Light Operational? YES
  • Date Deactivated: N/A
  • Automated: 1992
  • Foundation Materials: STONE BLOCK ON SURFACE
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/ BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: OCTAGONAL ATTACHED TO SIGNAL BLDG.
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height: 25
  • Original Optic: FIFTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed: 1902
  • Present Optic: 250 MM
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 33
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s): N/A

Modern Tower? NO

Existing Sound Signal Building? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1902
  • Construction Materials: BRICK
  • Architectural Style: ATTACHED TO TOWER
  • Fog Signal Type: HORN
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1898
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style: VICTORIAN
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
Other Structures: BRICK OIL HOUSE (1906), BOATHOUSE (1901), GARAGE, FRAME BARN (1898)

Current Use: ACTIVE AID TO NAVIGATION

Owner/Manager: SQUIRREL POINT ASSOC., INC. W/USCG ACCESS TO OPTIC

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #87002281
Name of Listing: SQUIRREL POINT LIGHT STATION
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

HABS/HAER Documentation? YES, ME-191 (MARO)

Miscellaneous:



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