Historic Information

Built in 18985, Ram Island Light is …….

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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.

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Maine's Burnt Island Lighthouse at night with reflection across water

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Maine's Burnt Island Lighthouse at night with reflection across water

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Interactive Hotspots

Press the red star on the photo to the right to learn about each component of the light station.

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Directions

Burnt Island Light, Southport, ME

The best way to see Burnt Island is aboard a tour boat from Boothbay Harbor or by land from Spruce Point. It is owned by the State of Maine and the grounds are open to the public seven days a week from 10 AM to 5 PM. There is a beach area to the left of the boathouse where a kayak or canoe can be landed. Tours may be offered by the nonprofit organization Keepers of the Burnt Island Light.