York in York County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
"Nubble Light House"
Cape Neddick Light Station
— U.S. Coast Guard —
Erected in 1879 by the United States Light House Service to protect mariners from the "Savage Rock."
William Davies Sohier
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Lighthouses series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1879.
Location. 43° 9.933′ N, 70° 35.567′ W. Marker is in York, Maine, in York County. Marker is on Sohier Park Rd 0.1 miles from Nubble Rd, on the right when traveling east. Marker is at the east end of the Sohier Park parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: York ME 03909, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Beware The Savage Rocks" (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic York Then and Now (approx. 3.3 miles away); Sewall's Bridge (approx. 3.9 miles away); Federal Highway Administration Murrah Building MemorialWelcome To Fort McClary (approx. 8.2 miles away); Fort McClary (approx. 8.2 miles away); Resisting Naval Firepower (approx. 8.3 miles away); Mines Building (approx. 8.8 miles away in New Hampshire). Touch for a list and map of all markers in York.
Also see . . . The History of the Nubble. Nubblelight.org's history of the light house. (Submitted on August 29, 2015.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 22, 2012, by Matt Gilbertson of Medford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 508 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 22, 2012, by Matt Gilbertson of Medford, Massachusetts. 3. submitted on August 29, 2015. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.