Tenants Harbor Light
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Litehouseguy
N 43° 57.732 W 069° 11.067
19T E 485203 N 4867691
Quick Description: This is the home of Jamie Wyeth's Art Studio
Location: Maine, United States
Date Posted: 11/29/2006 4:54:49 PM
Waymark Code: WM107F
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53
Views: 31

Long Description:
Site Location: On northeastern side of 22-acre Southern Island at entrance to Tenants Harbor.

Directions to this site: Camden, ME - Go to wharf - Specialty excursions view lights in this region including this one.

Nearest City/Town: Tenants Harbor, ME

Purpose: Marks the entrance to Tenants Harbor.

Active: No, Inactive Since 1934

Site established: 1857 by James Buchanan.

Built: 1857

Ht. Above Sea level: 55 ft

Tower: 27 ft Cylinder

Tower Material: Brick - White

Keeper's Quarters: 1-1/2 Story Frame

Oil House: 1906 - Brick.

Fog Signal Tower Square Pyramidal.

Lens: 4º Fresnel Lens

Light Color: Originally Red.

Light Characteristics: Originally Flashing.

Light Range: Originally 13 mi
.
Management: Privately Owned by Artist, Jamie Wyeth

Site Status: Site Closed, Tower Closed.

Best Seen From: By Boat Only - Lighthouse excursions out of Camden.

Notes : Property now owned by artist, Jamie Wyeth.
Bell tower now used as Jamie's art studio.
Coastal Lighthouse: Lighthouse

Range Lights: Not listed

LIGHTHOUSE CHALLENGE VISIT: Not listed

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