Bass Harbor Lighthouse

Mount Desert Island, Maine - 1858 (1858**)

Photo of the Bass Harbor Lighthouse.

History of the Bass Harbor Lighthouse

The Bass Harbor lighthouse marks the entrance to Bass Harbor which houses a quaint little fishing village. The lighthouse sits on the grounds of Acadia National Park, and is accessible by car.

Directions: From the tiny Town of Bass Harbor, Maine, follow Route 102A south. At the point where Route 102a turns left, stay straight and follow Lighthouse Road south. This road will end at a parking area for the lighthouse.

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Tower Information
Tower Height: 32.00'
Focal Plane: 56'
Active Aid to Navigation: Yes
*Latitude: 44.22200 N
*Longitude: -68.33700 W
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* Please note that all GPS coordinates are approximated and are meant to put you in the vicinity of the lighthouse, not for navigation purposes.

** This year denotes a station date. This is the year that a lighthouse was first reported in the vicinity or at that location.

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