Title

On November 22, Coast Guard crews automated Seguin Light, the highest and second

Source

Island Journal

Date

1986

Volume Number

Volume 3

Pages

58

Abstract

On November 22, Coast Guard crews automated Seguin Light, the highest and second oldest lighthouse in Maine, after 189 years of attended operation. The first keeper, John Polersky, was installed in 1795, and by 1857 it was important enough strategically to receive a first-order Fresnel lens. Detailed history, list of the seven currently orphaned light stations and the thirteen scheduled for automation.

Subjects

Lighthouses Seguin Island

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