Love of Lighthouses North American Lighthouses: Cape Elizabeth Lights

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Name: Cape Elizabeth Lights

Location (State or Province): Maine

Date Established: 1828 original tower, 1874 current tower

Optics: Second-order Fresnel (1874), now VRB-25

Markings: White with black lantern.

Structure: cast iron

Range: 15 nautical miles

Characteristics: Four white flashes every 15 seconds

Elevation: 129 ft focal plane

Posted by Windigo on Mar 17, 2010 1:58 PM CST:
Travel Instructions:
Take Highway 77 to Cape Elizabeth and then turn southeast on Two Lights Road. Follow Two Lights Road for 1.4 miles to Two Lights Terrace. The Cape Elizabeth Lighthouse is located on a small rise at the end of Two Lights Terrace. The second tower is located roughly 300 yards west of this light.

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