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Cape Elizabeth Light (East Tower)
Cape Elizabeth, Maine

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Average Rating: 
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 7.0 (2 reviews)

Recommended By: 100% of reviewers

General Information
Date Established: 1828
Date Present Tower Built: 1874
Date Automated: 1963
Height of Tower: 67 ft.
Height of Focal Plane: 129 ft.


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Open to Public?: Grounds near lighthouse open

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Submitted by: Cary Date of last review: Tue Mar 9, 2010 Views: 5497

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Joined: 23 Aug 2006
Posts: 108
Review Date: Tue Dec 19, 2006 Would you recommend the lighthouse? Yes | Rating: 8 

Pros: Beautiful wood inside the tower.
Cons: Not normally open.

Just down the street is the second tower, if, however, is on private property. The windows in the tower are still blocked as it was used as a submarine tower in World War Two.
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Joined: 6 Mar 2008
Posts: 16
Review Date: Tue Mar 9, 2010 Would you recommend the lighthouse? Yes | Rating: 6 

Pros: It's on the mainland and you can see it
Cons: No access to lighthouse or immediate grounds

It's a pretty light, and Edward Hopper has painted it. But you can't really get close to it, and the location is not particularly picturesque IMHO.
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