Dice Head Lighthouse (Dyce Head)
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Location: East side of the mouth of the Penobscot River.
Coordinates: 44.38 N 68.82 W
Previous lighthouse: Fort Point Light
Next lighthouse: Pumpkin Island Light
Owned by Town of Castine.
Accessibility: There is limited parking near the lighthouse and the grounds are open during the day. From Route 1 in Orland, take Route 175 South. In about eight miles, Route 175 goes to the left. Continue straight onto Route 166. In approximately one mile, bear right onto Route 166A. At the next junction with Route 166, take Route 166 and continue into Castine. Take a right (at a golf course) onto Battle Avenue. Follow Battle Avenue past the Maine Maritime Academy for about a mile to the lighthouse, on your right. The lighthouse is not open to the public. Visitors should respect the privacy of the residents of the house.
Station established: 1828
Present lighthouse built: 1828
Construction material: Stone with brick lining
Height: 51 feet
Characteristic: White flash every 6 seconds.