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Whitlocks Mill Light
Calais, Maine
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Location: South side of St. Croix River
Nearest city: Calais
45 09 46 N
67 13 39 W
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Accessibility: The grounds are not open to the public. The lighthouse can  be viewed from the St. Croix River View Rest Area on Route 1 in Calais. The rest area is announced by a "Rest Area 1,500 ft" sign from the south. The view may be largely obscured by trees in summer.
Station established: 1892; Present lighthouse built: 1910; Automated: 1969
Construction material: Brick, ceramic tile
Height of tower: 25 feet; Height of focal plane: 32 feet
Original optic: Fourth-order Fresnel ; Present optic: VLB-44 LED, solar powered (2009)

Characteristic: Three seconds green alternating with three seconds of darkness

Other buildings still standing: 1910 keeper's house, 1931 fog bell tower, 1910 oil house, storage building
Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation, maintained by:
St. Croix Historical Society
P.O. Box 242
Calais, Maine 04619
(207) 214-4751
Related sites
Calais, Maine Chamber of Commerce
Maine.info: Resources for Maine Travel & Living
Route 1 Maine.com
Previous lighthouse: St. Croix River Light
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