Near New Harbor in Lincoln County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
The Bell House was built in 1897 to contain the two Shipman fog-signal engines which operated the fog bell. In 1899 these engines were replaced by a Stevens Striking Machine and a wooden tower was built to accommodate the weights which activated the striker.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1897.
Location. 43° 50.205′ N, 69° 30.371′ W. Marker is near New Harbor, Maine, in Lincoln County. Marker is at Pemaquid Lighthouse Park, near Pemaquid Point, at the south end of Bristol Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Harbor ME 04554, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pemaquid Point Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Oil House (within shouting distance of this marker); John Cogswell and Family (within shouting distance of this marker); Ralph Blaisdell and Family (within shouting distance of this marker); In Grateful Memory of Ensign Richard Rundlett WellsBoothbay Maine Civil War Monument (approx. 6.9 miles away); R.H.T. Taylor Store in 1882 (approx. 13.9 miles away); Downtown Stores c. 1892 (approx. 13.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Harbor.
Also see . . . Pemaquid Point Lighthouse. Lighthouse Friends website entry (Submitted on December 20, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 552 times since then and 71 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 18, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.