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New Harbor in Lincoln County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Oil House

 
 
Oil House Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 24, 2011
1. Oil House Marker
Inscription.
The Oil House was built in 1896 to hold the oil which fueled the lighthouse lamps. A tender would sail as close to the rocks as possible, send a heavy line ashore and transfer the oil.
 
Location. 43° 50.198′ N, 69° 30.393′ W. Marker is in New Harbor, Maine, in Lincoln County. Touch for map. Marker is at Pemaquid Lighthouse Park, near Pemaquid Point, at the south end of Bristol Road. Marker is in this post office area: New Harbor ME 04554, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bell House (within shouting distance of this marker); John Cogswell and Family (within shouting distance of this marker); Pemaquid Point Lighthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Ralph Blaisdell and Family (within shouting distance of this marker); Boothbay Maine Civil War Monument (approx. 6.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Pemaquid Point Lighthouse. (Submitted on May 18, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Pemaquid Point Lighthouse. (Submitted on May 18, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Oil House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 24, 2011
2. Oil House and Marker
Looking southwest
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 18, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 354 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 18, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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