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Owl's Head in Knox County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Owl's Head Light

 
 
Owl's Head Light Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 20, 2011
1. Owl's Head Light Marker
Inscription.
Land purchased from heirs of
Nathaniel Merryman
by the United States of America
November 22, 1824

Contractors - Jeremiah Berry
Robert Foster, Ballard Green
Beacon Installed - Winslow Lewis
1st Lightkeeper - Isaac Stearns
First Lighted - September 10, 1825

Dedicated July 21, 1962

 
Erected 1962 by Mussel Ridge Historical Society.
 
Location. 44° 5.51′ N, 69° 2.66′ W. Marker is in Owl's Head, Maine, in Knox County. Click for map. Marker is near the Keeper's House, at Owl's Head Light State Park, at the end of Lighthouse Road. Marker is in this post office area: Owls Head ME 04854, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Owl's Head Light Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Owl's Head Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse (approx. 1.9 miles away); Rockland Harbor Trail (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Blues Trail: Mississippi to Maine (approx. 3.2 miles away); Portland Head Light Bell (1942)
Owl's Head Light and Spot the Dog Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 20, 2011
2. Owl's Head Light and Spot the Dog Markers
(approx. 3.2 miles away); a different marker also named Rockland Harbor Trail (approx. 3.3 miles away); Chapman Park (approx. 3.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Owl's Head.
 
Also see . . .
1. Owl's Head Light. (Submitted on February 7, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. History of Owl's Head Light. (Submitted on February 7, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Owl's Head Light at Maine Tourism. (Submitted on February 7, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. CommunicationsMan-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels
 
Spot the Lighthouse Dog Marker at Owl's Head Light image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 20, 2011
3. Spot the Lighthouse Dog Marker at Owl's Head Light
Owl's Head Lighthouse image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 20, 2011
4. Owl's Head Lighthouse
Owl's Head Light Station image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 20, 2011
5. Owl's Head Light Station
Owl's Head Light and Spot the Dog Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 20, 2011
6. Owl's Head Light and Spot the Dog Markers
Walk leads to lighthouse
View South from Light of Owl's Head Bay image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 20, 2011
7. View South from Light of Owl's Head Bay
Ferry Passing Owl's Head Light image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 20, 2011
8. Ferry Passing Owl's Head Light
Inbound to Rockland, with lobsterman in background
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 433 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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