West Quoddy Head Light, Lubec

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West Quoddy Head, in Quoddy Head State Park, Lubec, Maine, is the easternmost point of the contiguous United States. In 1808 a lighthouse was constructed at the site to guide ships through the Quoddy Narrows. The current tower, with distinctive red-and-white stripes, was constructed in 1858 and is an active aid to navigation. The 3rd order Fresnel lens is the only 3rd order and one of only eight Fresnel lenses still in use on the Maine Coast.
The light station was added to the National Register of Historic Places as West Quoddy Head Light Station on July 4, 1980.
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  • Beautiful! We were staying in Acadia and made the trip up here! It is a beautiful lighthouse along the US/Canada border! The lighthouse itself is beautiful but dont miss the trails! We hiked to the... 
    Beautiful! We were staying in Acadia and made the trip up here! It is a beautiful lighthouse along the US/Canada border! The lighthouse itself is beautiful but dont miss the trails! We hiked to the...  more »
  • Had a great chilly morning catching the first sunrise in the nation (or darn close to it)! Pleasant, nice photos. 
    Had a great chilly morning catching the first sunrise in the nation (or darn close to it)! Pleasant, nice photos.  more »
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  • If you're in to lighthouses then this is a must do and see.
  • Watching the sunrise making memories.

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