Green's Point Light Association
Contact Address Information:
185 Green's Point Road
This station was first established in 1879 as a fog signal station only.
Tower Height: 39
Height of Focal Plane: 56
Characteristic and Range: Fixed white light, visible for 16 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White, octagonal wooden tower with a red lantern.
This light is not operational
Date Established: 1879
Date Present Tower Built: 1903
Date Deactivated: 1999
Fog Signal: One 3-second blast every 30 seconds.
Current Use: Museum.
Open To Public? Yes.
The keeper's house has been turned into an interpretive center/museum and displays a wide variety of items from the area, including history of the light station. Open June 15 to Labour Day 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (subject to change -- call ahead to check on hours)
From St. George on Highway 1, take Highway 772 and follow directions for the Deer Isle ferry. Just before reaching the ferry, watch for a sign on the left pointing to Greens Point. Parking available at the lightstation. (Thanks to Michel Forand.)
Keepers: George Helms (1880-?), Sidney Dines (1897-c. 1935), Russell Matthews (1935-1936), Prescott Dines (1936-1963), Lloyd Leavitt (assistant, 1936-?, 1946-1951), Joseph Lesley (assistant, 1940s), Lester Spires (assistant, 1940s), Clayton Dick (assistant, 1940s), Lester Murray (assistant, 1951-1954), Merril Dines (1954-1959), Willard Holmes (assistant, 1959-?), Allen Holmes (assistant, 1963-1964), Kitchener Randall (1963-1981 and1982), Stewart Matthews (assistant, 1960s), Charles (Charlie) Gilespie (assistant, 1972-1978), Harry Bryan (assistant, 1974-1975), Velda Randall (1981), Richard Mullen (1982-1986), Ernest Matheson (assistant, 1984-?), Ralph Eldridge (1986-?), Graham Brooksbank (assistant, 1987-?), Darrell Hussey (assistant, 1987-?), Gordon Clark (assistant, late 1980s), Wilfred McAdam (assistant, late 1980s)
Nearby Lodging: A former Coast Guard monitioring building at the site is now used as a guest cottage. It has a kitchen, bedroom, living room and bathroom. Call (506) 755-3630 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information and reservations.