Egg Rock Light, Bar Harbor

4.7
#3 of 9 in Historic Sites in DownEast and Acadia Maine
Lighthouse · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Egg Rock Light is a lighthouse on Frenchman Bay, Maine. Built in 1875, it is one of coastal Maine's architecturally unique lighthouses, with a square tower projecting through the square keeper's house. Located on Egg Rock, midway between Mount Desert Island and the Schoodic Peninsula, it is an active aid to navigation, flashing red every 40 seconds. The light was listed on the National Register of Historic Places as Egg Rock Light Station in 1988.
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  • Completely automated light house. It is near an area with harbor seals and eagles. Your best views will be by boat.  more »
  • I didnt get too many good pics of the lighthouse because I was too busy watching the seals and baby eagle! I learned the lighthouse is self-sufficient, solar panels and the fog horn is activated by...  more »

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