Saint Croix River Light

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St. Croix River Light
St. Croix River Maine Lighthouse 1857 version.jpg
The structure built in 1857
Saint Croix River Light is located in Maine
Saint Croix River Light
Location St. Croix River, Maine
Coordinates 45°7′41.67″N 67°8′1.75″W / 45.1282417°N 67.1338194°W / 45.1282417; -67.1338194Coordinates: 45°7′41.67″N 67°8′1.75″W / 45.1282417°N 67.1338194°W / 45.1282417; -67.1338194
Year first constructed 1857
Year first lit 1976 (current structure)
Automated 1957
Tower shape Skeleton tower surmounted by platform
Markings / pattern White
Focal height 101 feet (31 m)
Range 7 nautical miles (13 km; 8.1 mi)
Characteristic Fl W 2.5s
Fog signal none
Admiralty number H4161
ARLHS number USA-792
USCG number 1-950[1][2][3]

St. Croix River Light is a lighthouse on the St. Croix River, Maine, close to the Canada–United States border. It was first established in 1857. An octagonal wood tower on top of a keeper's house was built in 1901 and was destroyed by fire in 1976. The present skeleton tower was built following the fire.