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Near Bass Harbor in Hancock County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Bass Harbor Head Light

 
 
Bass Harbor Head Light Marker image. Click for full size.
September 18, 2006
1. Bass Harbor Head Light Marker
Inscription. Among the best known and most photographed spots in Maine, the Bass Harbor Head Light was built in 1858 to mark the bar across the eastern entrance to Blue Hill Bay. The grounds and residence of this facility now comprise the private residence of the Commander, United States Coast Guard Group Southwest Harbor and are not open to the public. Trails on both sides of the parking lot allow visitors access to excellent views of the lighthouse and the surrounding coastline.
 
Location. 44° 13.354′ N, 68° 20.251′ W. Marker is near Bass Harbor, Maine, in Hancock County. Marker is on Lighthouse Road. Touch for map. Marker is located in Acadia National Park. Marker is in this post office area: Bass Harbor ME 04653, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Bass Harbor Head Light (within shouting distance of this marker); A Steadfast Light (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph T. Musetti Jr. Veterans Memorial Park (approx. 5.6 miles away); Carriage Roads - Building the Roads (approx. 6.7 miles away); Somes Sound (approx. 6.8
Ocean View of Bass Harbor Head Light image. Click for full size.
August 10, 2007
2. Ocean View of Bass Harbor Head Light
miles away); Carriage Roads - The Gate Lodges (approx. 7.9 miles away); Gateway to Acadia (approx. 7.9 miles away); Glacial Freight (approx. 9.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Flagpole and Rescue Boat at Bass Harbor Head Light image. Click for full size.
June 16, 2007
3. Flagpole and Rescue Boat at Bass Harbor Head Light
Bass Harbor Head Light image. Click for full size.
October 19, 2005
4. Bass Harbor Head Light
Bass Harbor Head Light image. Click for full size.
September 21, 2004
5. Bass Harbor Head Light
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 29, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,806 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 29, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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