Location: Entrance to Boothbay Harbor; Nearest town:
Accessibility: A public tour and educational program is offered in summer. Balmy Days Cruises' Novelty, located at
Pier 8 in Boothbay Harbor, serves as the ferry to the island.
You can call (207) 633-2284 for more information on the tours, or click here for more information.
There are also other sightseeing cruises out of
Boothbay Harbor that pass the lighthouse.
Station established: 1821; Present lighthouse built:
1821; Automated: 1988
- 43 49 31 N
- 69 38 27 W
Height of tower: 30 feet; Height of focal plane: 61
Earlier optic: Fourth-order Fresnel (1857); Present
optic: 300 mm
Characteristic: Flashing red every six seconds
Fog signal: One blast every 10 seconds
Other buildings still standing: 1857 keeper's house,
1880 boathouse, fuel house (c. 1886), 1899 oil house
Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation.
Property managed by:
Department of Marine Resources
- Education Division
- P.O. Box 8
- West Boothbay Harbor, ME 04575
- Phone (207) 633-9559