Narraguagus Light

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Narraguagus Light
Narraguagus Lighthouse Maine.JPG
Narraguagus Light is located in Maine
Narraguagus Light
Location Narraguagus Bay
Coordinates 44°27′21.5″N 67°49′52.35″W / 44.455972°N 67.8312083°W / 44.455972; -67.8312083Coordinates: 44°27′21.5″N 67°49′52.35″W / 44.455972°N 67.8312083°W / 44.455972; -67.8312083
Year first constructed 1853
Deactivated 1934
Foundation Stone
Construction Granite blocks
Tower shape Cylindrical attached to workroom
Markings / pattern

White[1]

Narraguagus Light Station
Nearest city Milbridge, Maine
Area 1.5 acres (0.61 ha)
Architect US Army Corps of Engineers
Governing body Private
MPS Light Stations of Maine MPS
NRHP Reference # 87002022[2]
Added to NRHP November 20, 1987

Narraguagus Light is a lighthouse on Narraguagus Bay, Maine. It was established in 1853 and deactivated in 1934. It is on Pond Island (one of several in Maine), at the entrance to Narraguagus Bay and the river of the same name.

Keepers[3][edit]

  • Joseph Brown (1853-1855)
  • Wyman Collins (1855-1859)
  • Daniel Chipman (1859-1861)
  • Alfred Wallace (1862-1865)
  • Joseph W. Brown (1865-1869)
  • George L. Upton (1869-1876)
  • Solomon G. Kelliher (1876-1880)
  • Ambrose Wallace (1880-1882)
  • Warren A. Murch (1882-1885)
  • James M. Gates (1885-1893)
  • William C. Gott (1893-1915)
  • Lester Leighton (1919)
  • Charles E. Tracy (1929)

National Register of Historic Places[edit]

Narraguagus Light was listed on the National Register of Historic Places as "Narraguagus Light Station" on November 20, 1987, reference number 87002022.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Historic Light Station Information and Photography: Maine". United States Coast Guard Historian's Office. 2009-08-06. 
  2. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  3. ^ "History of Narraguagus Light, Milbridge, Maine". Retrieved April 14, 2014.