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Seguin Island is 2.5 miles off the mouth of the Kennebec River,
south of Georgetown Island, near Fort Popham & Popham Beach State Park. Take a tour of the tower today and relive the memories forever!

 

 

 



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Seguin Island is open from Memorial Day to Columbus Day every year. Tour the tower, see the rare Fresnel lens and enjoy the views. Explore the museum, visit the gift shop or hike a trail. No matter what you do you will remember your adventure forever.


Friends of Seguin Island
Light Station
Welcomes You

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The Seguin Island Light Station was commissioned by George Washington in 1795. It's Maine's tallest and second oldest light station! It is a fully functional, aid to navigation and is one of Maine's most memorable places.
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Fresnel Lens
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The 1st Order Fresnel lens was installed on Seguin Island in 1857. This extremely rare lens stands 12 feet tall and can be seen for 20+ nautical miles. This priceless jewel is not only irreplaceable it is also irreproducible! Visit the island and the caretakers will give you a tour of the tower and this magnificent lens. Join us this summer!
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FOSILS was granted a lifetime lease from the federal governement in 1986. Prior to that date, the U.S. Coast Guard ran the site for 70yrs, before them the U.S. Lighthouse Service endured 150yrs of service, which staffed the island with civilian families. The U.S.C.G. routinely show up to make checks on the light and fog horn's operation and maintain these aid's to naivigation.
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These and many more features await you on the Island of Seguin. Visiting this historic active lighthouse is sure to be a memorable experience for anyone young or old. Contact our main office for more information or plan a visit, enjoy the amazing views and tour the museum, tower and gift shop today.
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