Love of Lighthouses North American Lighthouses: Marshall Point Light Station

Name: Marshall Point Light Station

Location (State or Province): Port Clyde, Maine

Date Established: 1857

Optics: Originally Fifth order Fresnel lens, current 300mm

Markings: White with black lantern.

Structure: Granite and brick

Range: 13 nautical miles

Characteristics: Fixed white light

Elevation: 30 ft focal plane

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(Image by Windigo)
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Posted by Windigo on Mar 17, 2010 1:18 PM CST:
Travel Instructions:
From Highway 1 east of Thomason, turn south on Highway 131 and continue south for 13.6 miles to Port Clyde. In Port Clyde, turn left on Drift Inn Road and then right on Marshall Point Road. Follow Marshall Point Road for a mile to its end at the lighthouse parking area. The Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum, located in the keeper's dwelling, is open on weekends during May from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. From Memorial Day to Columbus Day, the hours are from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays.

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