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Spring Point Ledge Light
South Portland, Maine
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Spring Point Ledge Light
Jeremy D'Entremont
Location: West side of southern approach to Portland Harbor; Nearest city: South Portland
43 39 07 N
70 13 26 W
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Station established: 1897; Automated: circa 1960s.
Construction material: Brick, cast iron; Height of tower: 54 feet; Height of focal plane: 54 feet
There is parking nearby, and the public may walk out on the breakwater to the lighthouse. The lighthouse is closed to the public except during open houses.
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Original optic: Fifth-order Fresnel
Present optic: 300 mm
Characteristic: Flashing white every six seconds with two red sectors
Fog signal: One blast every 10 seconds
Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation
Maintained by
Spring Point Ledge Light Trust
P. O. Box 2311
South Portland, ME 04106
(207) 699-2676
Related Sites
South Portland Historical Society
Portland, Maine Resource Guide
Southern Maine Community College
Maine.info: Resources for Maine Travel & Living
Previous lighthouse (south to north): Ram Island Ledge Light
Next lighthouse (south to north): Portland Breakwater Light
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