Curtis Island Light

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Curtis Island Light
Curtis Island Lighthouse Maine.jPG
US Coast Guard photo
Curtis Island Light is located in Maine
Curtis Island Light
Location Outside of Camden Harbor in Penobscot Bay, Camden, Maine
Coordinates 44°12′4.918″N 69°2′55.891″W / 44.20136611°N 69.04885861°W / 44.20136611; -69.04885861Coordinates: 44°12′4.918″N 69°2′55.891″W / 44.20136611°N 69.04885861°W / 44.20136611; -69.04885861
Year first constructed 1835
Year first lit 1896 (current structure)
Automated 1972
Tower shape Cylindrical brick tower
Markings / pattern White
Focal height 52 feet (16 m)
Range 6 nautical miles (11 km; 6.9 mi)
Characteristic Oc G 4s
Fog signal none
USCG number 1-4310[1][2]
Curtis Island Light
Governing body General Services Administration
NRHP Reference # 73000263[3]
Added to NRHP May 17, 1973
Lighthouse at Camden, Maine, oil on canvas, by Fitz Hugh Lane, 1851. Yale University Art Gallery

Curtis Island Light is a lighthouse in Camden, Maine. It was first established in 1835. The present structure was built in 1896.

Curtis Island Light was listed on the National Register of Historic Places as Curtis Island Light on May 17, 1973, reference number 73000263.[3]


  1. ^ "Historic Light Station Information and Photography: Maine". United States Coast Guard Historian's Office. 2009-08-06. 
  2. ^ United States Coast Guard (2009). Light List, Volume I, Atlantic Coast, St. Croix River, Maine to Shrewsbury River, New Jersey. p. 38. 
  3. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13.