Two Bush Island Light
|Location||Penobscot Bay entrance, Maine|
|Year first constructed||1897|
|Tower shape||Square Brick Tower|
|Markings / pattern||White|
|Tower height||42 feet (13 m)|
|Focal height||65 feet (20 m)|
|Range||21 nautical miles (39 km; 24 mi) & 15 nautical miles (28 km; 17 mi)|
|Characteristic||Fl W 5s with R sector|
|Fog signal||HORN: 1 every 15s|
Two Bush Island Light is a lighthouse on Two Bush Island, on the channel of the same name, the southwestern entrance to Penobscot Bay, Maine. The two bushes for which the island was named have long since vanished. The lighthouse was established in 1897. The keepers were removed when the light was automated in 1964. Afterward, the Two Bush Island fog signal was operated by the keepers at nearby Whitehead Light Station, who also monitored the light. The keeper's house was destroyed in 1970 as a Green Beret demolition exercise. In the summer of 2000, the light was converted to solar power. The lighthouse itself continues to be a navigation aid, but is only visible by boat or from the air. In 1998, the lighthouse became the property of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
- "Historic Light Station Information and Photography: Maine". United States Coast Guard Historian's Office.
- Light List, Volume I, Atlantic Coast, St. Croix River, Maine to Shrewsbury River, New Jersey (PDF). Light List. United States Coast Guard. 2009. p. 40.
- Rowlett, Russ (2009-08-06). "Lighthouses of the United States: Southern Maine". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
- D'Entremont, Jeremy. "History of Two Bush Island Lighthouse, Spruce Head, Maine". New England Lighthouses: A Virtual Guide. Retrieved 27 January 2017.
|This article relating to a United States lighthouse is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|