Year established: 1827
Latitude: 44 deg 28
min 27 sec N
Longitude: 67 deg 31
min 55 sec W
Height above sea level: 72 feet
45-foot white tower
1851: present 57-foot brick tower
1912: fog signal house
Automated in 1972; active aid to navigation; converted to solar power in 1999
Flashes white every 30 seconds, visible from 17 nautical miles; fog signal, 2 blasts every 30 seconds.
The Moose Peak Light is at one of the foggiest locations on the Maine Coast; from 1918 to 1934, the fog horn sounded for an average of 1607 hours per year, more than any other Maine light station.
Office of the Light House Board, List of Lights and Fog Signals on the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of the United States, (Washington, DC: GPO, 1895), pp. 18-19