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Marshall Point Lighthouse
Marshall Point Lighthouse,
Port Clyde, ME
*Dates of operation~~ 1857-present
*Building Material~~ Granite and brick
*Tower~~ 31 feet
*Elevation~~ Sea level
*Markings~~ White w/ black lantern
*Light Pattern~~ Fixed white
*Existing Buildings~~ Keeper's quarters, oil house, wooden catwalk
*Automated~~ 1980
*Original Lens~~ Fifth Order Fresnel
*Current Lens~~ 300mm
*Open to Public?~~ Yes
*Current Owner~~ Town of St George
*Waterway Location~~ Entrance to Port Clyde Harbor
*Significant Feature~~ Civil War veteran Charles Clement Skinner served as keeper from
1874-1919 (45 years), the longest tenure of any keeper at the same light in U. S. Lighthouse
Service history. In the movie
Forrest Gump, when Forrest ends his cross-country run at a
lighthouse, this is the one pictured.   

         LINKS
Official Lighthouse Site
http://www.marshallpoint.org/

National Park Service
http://www.cr.nps.gov/maritime/light/marshall.htm

Jeremy D'Entremont's lighthouse info and history
http://www.newenglandlighthouses.net/marshall-point.html

Cyberlight's lighthouse page with amateur video and panoramic photo
http://www.cyberlights.com/lh/maine/marshall.htm

June 21, 2006 Boston Globe article on lighthouse museum
http://www.boston.com/travel/articles/2006/06/21/an_illuminating_trip_to_a_maine_lighthouse/
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