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Winter Harbor postcard face - click to enlarge

Winter Harbor postcard obverse - click to enlarge

Locate on NOAA nautical chart

Winter Harbor

State: ME
Year established: 1856
Latitude: 44 deg 21 min 41 sec N
Longitude: 68 deg 5 min 15 sec W
Height above sea level: 37 feet

Original construction:
White brick tower and attached dwelling on Mark Island

Discontinued in 1934, replaced by lighted buoy off the SE corner of Mark Island

More information:
Roberts, B., & Jones, R., American Lighthouses; A Comprehensive Guide, (Old Saybrook, CT: Globe Pequot Press, 1998), p. 29
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