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Saddleback Ledge Light
Saddleback Ledge Light - US Coast Guard photo
US Coast Guard photo
Location: west of Isle au Haut, Maine
Year first constructed: 1839
Automated: 1954
Tower shape: Conical Granite Tower
Markings/Pattern: Gray
Focal Height: 54ft (16m)
Current lens: 300mm
Range: 9nm
Characteristic: Fl W 6s
Fog signal: HORN: 1 every 10s
ARLHS number: USA-716
USCG number: 1-3325

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Saddleback Ledge Light Station
U.S. National Register of Historic Places
Saddleback Ledge Light is located in Maine
Nearest city: Vinalhaven, Maine
Coordinates: 44°0′51.697″N 68°43′35.217″W / 44.01436028°N 68.72644917°W / 44.01436028; -68.72644917Coordinates: 44°0′51.697″N 68°43′35.217″W / 44.01436028°N 68.72644917°W / 44.01436028; -68.72644917
Area: 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built/Founded: 1839
Architect: Alexander Parris
Governing body: U.S. Coast Guard
MPS: Light Stations of Maine MPS
Added to NRHP: March 14, 1988
NRHP Reference#: 88000158

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Saddleback Ledge Light is a lighthouse on Saddleback Ledge, an islet lying between Isle au Haut and Vinalhaven, Maine, in the middle of the southeastern entrance to Penobscot Bay.

The station was established and the current structure, designed by Alexander Parris, was built in 1839.

Saddleback Ledge Light was listed on the National Register of Historic Places as Saddleback Ledge Light Station on March 14, 1988, reference number 88000158.[4]

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