Bear River Lighthouse

Lighthouse Details
44° 37' 6'' N    -65° 41' 0'' W
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BEAR RIVER - Light Details


Location:On Winchester Point, western entrance to Bear River
Standing:This light is still standing.
Operating:This light is no longer operating.
Date Automated:Automated by 1973
Began:1905
Year Lit:1905
Structure Type:Tapered square wood tower, white
Light Characteristic:Fixed Red (1992)
Tower Height:032ft feet high.
Light Height:072ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse


  • 1922 - 1941 - 7th order dioptric lens, 7m (1922 only)
  • 1941 - 1960 - height down from 72 - 69 feet - 1963 - alteration of some form
  • 1973 - automated by this date
  • 1992 - 7th order dioptric lens, electric lantern