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Nash Island postcard face - click to enlarge

Nash Island postcard obverse - click to enlarge

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Nash Island

State: ME
Year established: 1838
Latitude: 44 deg 27 min 51 sec N
Longitude: 67 deg 44 min 50 sec W
Height above sea level: 51 feet

Original construction:
round tower

Rebuilds:
1873: present 36-foot tall square brick tower

Status:
Automated in 1947; decommissioned in 1982; property transferred to Friends of Nash Island Light

More information:

http://lighthouse.cc/nashisland/index.html
http://www.cr.nps.gov/maritime/light/nash.htm
http://www.uscg.mil/hq/g-cp/history/WEBLIGHTHOUSES/LHME.html
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

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