Tenants Harbor Lighthouse (Southern Island Lighthouse)
St. George, Maine
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Location: Southern Island, Tenants Harbor, Penobscot Bay
Coordinates: 43 57 40 N 69 11 05 W
Lighthouse is owned by artist Jamie Wyeth).
Accessibility: The island is privately owned and is not open to the public. It is best seen by boat.
Station established: 1858
Present lighthouse built: 1857-8
Construction material: Brick
Other buildings still standing: keeper's house, 1895 storage building, Height of tower: 27 feet
1906 oil house, bell tower (now studio)
Original optic: Fourth order Fresnel lens
Haunted Maine: The Ghosts of Tenants Harbor
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