Marshall Point Lighthouse
Port Clyde, Maine
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Location: Entrance to Port Clyde Harbor
Coordinates: 43 55 03 N 69 15 41 W
Accessibility: There is free parking near the lighthouse. The grounds are open to the public. The lighthouse is not open to the public.
The Marshall Point Lighthouse Museum in the former keeper's house is operated by the St. George Historical Society.
Active U.S. Coast Guard aid to navigation.
Station established: 1832
Present lighthouse built: 1857
Construction material: Granite, brick
Other buildings still standing: 1895 keeper's house, 1905 oil house
Height of tower: 31 feet
Height of focal plane: 30 feet
Earlier optic: Fifth-order Fresnel lens (1857)
Present optic: VLB-44 (LED), installed in 2016 (below, photo by Bob Trapani, Jr.)
Characteristic: Fixed white
Fog signal: One blast every 10 seconds
Previous lighthouse: Franklin Island Light
Next lighthouse: Matinicus Rock Light