Whitehead Lighthouse (Whitehead Island Lighthouse, White Head Lighthouse)
Near St. George, Maine
Location: Western entrance to Muscle Ridge Channel, Penobscot Bay
Coordinates: 43 58 43 N 69 07 27 W
Active aid to navigation. Owned and maintained by Whitehead Light Station.
Accessibility: The lighthouse is best seen by boat.The light station is not open to the public except by special arrangement. The light station is available for vacation rentals.
Station established: 1804
Present lighthouse built: 1852
Construction materials: Granite, asphalt
Other buildings/structures still standing: 1891 keeper's house, 1891 oil house, 1888 fog signal building. boathouse with launchway, schoolhouse, granite wharf, tractor garage (former fire pump house)
Height of tower: 41 feet
Height of focal plane: 75 feet
Original optic: Third order Fresnel lens (1857)
Present optic: VLB-44 (LED) (2017)
Characteristic: Green light occulting every 4 seconds
Fog signal: Two blasts every 30 seconds