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Eagle Island Light
Near Deer Isle, Maine
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Eagle Island Light
Jeremy D'Entremont
Location: East Penobscot Bay; Nearest town: Deer Isle
44 13 04 N
68 46 04 W
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Accessibility: The lighthouse is not open to the public. It is best seen by boat.
Station established: 1839; Present lighthouse built: 1839; Automated: 1959
Construction material: Stone
Height of tower: 30 feet; Height of focal plane: 106 feet
Earlier optic: Fourth-order Fresnel (1858); Present optic: 300 mm
Characteristic: Flashing white every four seconds
Other buildings still standing: 1932 fog bell tower
Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation
Maintained by:
Eagle Light Caretakers c/o Sam Howe
2742 Normandy Drive NW
Atlanta, GA 30305
Related sites
Resource Central: Penobscot Bay
Deer Isle - Stonington Chamber of Commerce
Maine.info: Resources for Maine Travel & Living
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