The Burnt Island Light, built in 1821, is the second oldest surviving lighthouse in Maine.[2] It hosts a living history museum run by the state Department of Marine Resources.[4] It was added to the National Register of Historic Places as Burnt Island Light Station on November 23, 1977, reference number 77000139.

The Burnt Island Light, built in 1821, is the second oldest surviving lighthouse in Maine.[2] It hosts a living history museum run by the state Department of Marine Resources.[4] It was added to the National Register of Historic Places as Burnt Island Light Station on November 23, 1977, reference number 77000139.

Burnt Island by Alice Thompson – review | Books | The Guardian

Burnt Island by Alice Thompson – review

Burnt Island by Alice Thompson – review | Books | The Guardian

Burnt Island Lighthouse Boothbay Harbor - Maine--right in front of the light is the "I think I've died and gone to Heaven bench."

Burnt Island Lighthouse Boothbay Harbor - Maine--right in front of the light is the "I think I've died and gone to Heaven bench."

First campsite on a four-nighter last week on Burnt Island Lake in Algonquin Park ON! #camping #hiking #outdoors #tent #outdoor #caravan #campsite #travel #fishing #survival #marmot http://bit.ly/2usiGzX

First campsite on a four-nighter last week on Burnt Island Lake in Algonquin Park ON! #camping #hiking #outdoors #tent #outdoor #caravan #campsite #travel #fishing #survival #marmot http://bit.ly/2usiGzX

Half-Burnt Island (The Center)

Half-Burnt Island (The Center)

Beauty In Nature Blue Blue Water Burnt Island Lighthous Clear Sky Day Fishing Boat Lighthouse Lobster Boat Men Mode Of Transport Nature Nautical Vessel Outdoors People Sailing Sea Sky Transportation Tree Water  See it in full size on Fine Art America or EyeEm  robert-mcculloch.pixels.com  and don't forget to check out the mugs  http://robert-mcculloch.pixels.com/shop/coffee+mugs    Jokes and Art most every day on Tumblr at  Beautiful World, Bob McCulloch  http://bobmccullochny.tumblr.com/

Beauty In Nature Blue Blue Water Burnt Island Lighthous Clear Sky Day Fishing Boat Lighthouse Lobster Boat Men Mode Of Transport Nature Nautical Vessel Outdoors People Sailing Sea Sky Transportation Tree Water See it in full size on Fine Art America or EyeEm robert-mcculloch.pixels.com and don't forget to check out the mugs http://robert-mcculloch.pixels.com/shop/coffee+mugs Jokes and Art most every day on Tumblr at Beautiful World, Bob McCulloch http://bobmccullochny.tumblr.com/

Burnt Island #Lighthouse - #Maine at Lighthousefriends.com    http://dennisharper.lnf.com/

Burnt Island #Lighthouse - #Maine at Lighthousefriends.com http://dennisharper.lnf.com/

Burnt Island Lake, Algonquin Provincial Park. June 2017  Photo courtesy of Gregory Pleau.

Burnt Island Lake, Algonquin Provincial Park. June 2017 Photo courtesy of Gregory Pleau.

Burnt Island Light-Boothbay Harbor, Maine. Saw this one on a lobster tour twice, both times in the fog.

Burnt Island Light-Boothbay Harbor, Maine. Saw this one on a lobster tour twice, both times in the fog.

November 29, 1875 – “Heavy gale of wind with snow squalls from the northwest came on early in the morning. Wind continues blowing fearfully all through the night and very cold. Much vapor flying. Schooner James Somes of Portland while trying to work into the harbor under very short sail was capsized between the light and Tumbler Island and sank in ten fathoms of water. The captain was drowned, the rest, four in number, were saved by boats coming from the windward. Could not board her from…

November 29, 1875 – “Heavy gale of wind with snow squalls from the northwest came on early in the morning. Wind continues blowing fearfully all through the night and very cold. Much vapor flying. Schooner James Somes of Portland while trying to work into the harbor under very short sail was capsized between the light and Tumbler Island and sank in ten fathoms of water. The captain was drowned, the rest, four in number, were saved by boats coming from the windward. Could not board her from…

Burnt Island ME  The acreage where the lighthouse was to be constructed was already cleared as sheep farmers regularly set the island afire to improve grazing, a practice that gave Burnt Island its name. Four months after the island was acquired, the Burnt Island Lighthouse, Maine’s ninth, was complete. The nearby sister lights of Ram Island and the Cuckolds were not built until 1883 and 1907

Burnt Island ME The acreage where the lighthouse was to be constructed was already cleared as sheep farmers regularly set the island afire to improve grazing, a practice that gave Burnt Island its name. Four months after the island was acquired, the Burnt Island Lighthouse, Maine’s ninth, was complete. The nearby sister lights of Ram Island and the Cuckolds were not built until 1883 and 1907

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Burnt Island Lighthouse circa 1950  Photograph courtesy Library of Congress

Burnt Island Lighthouse circa 1950 Photograph courtesy Library of Congress

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