Location: Approach to Portland Harbor, Casco Bay
Nearest town: Cape Elizabeth
43 37 54 N
70 11 12 W
The lighthouse is privately owned, and is an active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation. It is not open to the public and is accessible by boat only. The best views from land are from the area around Portland Head Light.
Station established: 1905
Present lighthouse built: 1905
Construction material: Granite
Height of tower (including lantern): 90 feet; Height of focal plane: 77 feet
Original optic: Third-order Fresnel
Present optic: 300 mm, solar powered.
Nikon D300 Nikkor 180200mm
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