Little River Lighthouse
Location: Little River Island, entrance to Cutler Harbor
Coordinates: 44 39 03 N 67 11 32 W
U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation. Owned by the American Lighthouse Foundation. Managed by Friends of Little River Lighthouse.
Accessibility: The lighthouse is best viewed from cruises offered by the Bold Coast Charter Company.
Station established: 1847
Present lighthouse built: 1876
Deactivated: 1975-2001 (light moved to steel skeleton tower)
Construction materials: Cast iron, lined with brick
Other buildings still standing: 1888 keeper's house, 1881 boathouse, 1905 oil house
Height of tower: 41 feet
Height of focal plane: 56 feet
Earlier optic: Fifth-order Fresnel lens
Present optic: VLB-44 (LED) (installed February 2019)
Characteristic: Flashing white every six seconds
Fog signal: One blast every 10 seconds