Curtis Island Light, originally Negro Island Light, is a lighthouse marking the approach to the harbor of Camden, Maine. It is located on Curtis Island, which shelters the harbor from ocean storms. It was first established in 1835, and the present structure was built in 1896. The light was automated in 1972, and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.Plan to visit Curtis Island Light and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Camden attractions using our Camden itinerary maker app.
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You'll need a boat or a kayak to get here. The island is a park with a trail around the periphery (with some drop-offs to the rocks below) and another that crosses the island. There's several... more »
Beautiful views from the water when you take a boat ride around the island and Camden Harbor. Perfect day! more »
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