Burnt Island Lighthouse

2022-11-22T22:22:49-05:00

Historic Information The federal government purchased the five-acre Burnt Island for $150 from Jacob Auld and Joseph McCobb. Located at the entrance to Boothbay Harbor, Burnt Island Lighthouse is Maine's oldest "original" tower because it has never been altered since its construction in 1821. The lighthouse is made from rough cut granite and is referred to as rubblestone. It is believed that the granite blocks were harvested from the cellar hole under the keeper's dwelling, a common practice instead of hauling building materials ashore. Even though it has withstood the test-of-time, a full restoration of the lighthouse, dwelling, [...]

Burnt Island Lighthouse2022-11-22T22:22:49-05:00

What’s Happening?

2022-11-13T13:17:48-05:00

What's Happening in these Photos? Using historic photographs of lighthouse keepers, describe what are they doing? Download

What’s Happening?2022-11-13T13:17:48-05:00

Ram Island

2022-11-13T13:15:31-05:00

Historic Information Built in 18985, Ram Island Light is ....... Read Restoration Report Then & Now This view of the Burnt Island Light Station is a water view. The lighthouse is situated on the southern shore of the five-acre island located in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. this is the left text this is the right text this is the left text this is the right text Interactive Hotspots Press the red star on the photo to the right to [...]

Ram Island2022-11-13T13:15:31-05:00

Burnt Island

2022-11-13T13:21:55-05:00

Historic Information Built in 1821, Burnt Island is Maine's oldest original lighthouse as it's tower has never changed its size or shape. The "rubblesstone" construction is comprised of rough-cut granite that was harvested from the island creating the cellar-hole upon under the Keeper's dwelling. It underwent a full restoration in time for its Bicentennial in 2021. Read Restoration Report Then & Now This view of the Burnt Island Light Station is a water view. The lighthouse is situated on the southern shore of the five-acre island located in Boothbay Harbor, Maine. [...]

Burnt Island2022-11-13T13:21:55-05:00

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