Apple River Lighthouse

Lighthouse Details
45° 28' 24'' N    -64° 51' 22.9'' W
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45° 28' 24'' N    -64° 51' 22.9'' W    Google Map

APPLE RIVER II - Light Details


Location:On Cape Capstan, (Hetty Point), north entrance
Standing:This light is no longer standing.
Operating:This light is no longer operating.
Began:1870
Year Lit:1870
Structure Type:Square wood tower, lantern on roof of dwelling
Light Characteristic:Fixed White (1941)
Tower Height:045ft feet high.
Light Height:075ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse


  • 1870 - replaced original tower of 1848, 100ft SSE from old tower
  • 1874 - fixed white - 1889 - fog signal established - 1922 - 45ft, 64ft
  • 1922 - 1941 - 5th order dioptric lens, steam fog signal - 1930 - same tower,45ft
  • 1966 - 1970 - replaced by present tower between these dates