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Avery Rock postcard face - click to enlarge

Avery Rock postcard obverse - click to enlarge

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Avery Rock

State: ME
Year established: 1875
Latitude: 44 deg 39 min 15 sec N
Longitude: 67 deg 20 min 38 sec W
Height above sea level: 54 feet

Original construction:
34-foot square white tower on brick keeper's dwelling

Automated in 1926; destroyed by storm in 1946

More information:
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