5 Stunning Southern Maine Lighthouses 

Boon Island Lighthouse

Located on Boon Island about 7 miles from the shores of York Maine, Boon Island Lighthouse is the tallest on the coast of Maine. Standing 133 feet on the rocky, barren island, the tower provides a visible guide for those navigating the waters. 

Cape Neddick Light

Cape Neddick Light, known to locals as Nubble Light, is located directly off the shores of York. The lighthouse stands 41 feet high on its own pristine island. The tower was built in 1879 and has been well-kept through the years. 

Goat Island Lighthouse

Located in Cape Porpoise Harbor, Goat Island Lighthouse was built in 1833 and reconstructed in 1859. The structure stands 25 feet in height and is made of brick. Also at the lighthouse is a keeper’s house, a boathouse, an oil house, and a fog bell tower. 

Ram Island Ledge Lighthouse

Ram Island Ledge Lighthouse is a rugged, weathered light tower located in Casco Bay not far from the Portland shoreline. This lighthouse is 90 feet in height and was constructed in 1905. It features two white flashes every six seconds. 

Wood Island Lighthouse

Accessible only by boat, Wood Island Lighthouse stands 47 feet tall and is built of stone. This tower was constructed in 1808 and then again in 1839, and it includes a keeper’s house, an oil house, and a storage building. Views of the lighthouse can be seen from the East Point Audubon Sanctuary’s trails. 

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