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Boon Island Light Tower, Boon Island, York County, ME



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HB633260
Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy Of Photograph C

HB633261
Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy Of 1946 Photograph In Office Of First Coast Guard District, J

HB633262
Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy Of Photograph C

HB633263
Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy Of Undated Photograph In Office Of First Coast Guard District, J

HB633264
Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy Of Elevation Drawing Dated 1888 In Office Of First Coast Guard District, J

HB633265
Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy Of Plan And Profile Dated 1850 And Signed By Gridley Bryant, In Records Of U


Data Pages


Item Title


Location
Boon Island, ME

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS ME-122
Building/structure dates: 1854 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1889 subsequent work
Significance: Site has been in continuous use as light station since 1812. Tower is typical mid 19th century lighthouse structure of a kind rapidly becoming obsolete.

Subjects
Stone Buildings (granite)
Duplexes
Keeper's Houses


Related Names
Franklin, W. B.
U.S. Coast Guard
Parris, Alexander
Coburn, Joseph W.


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy of photograph c. 1950 in office of First Coast Guard District, J. F. Kennedy Federal Building, Government Center, Boston, Mass. 02203 GENERAL VIEW FROM THE AIR
2. Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy of 1946 photograph in office of First Coast Guard District, J. F. Kennedy Federal Building, Government Center, Boston, Mass. 02203 CLOSE VIEW FROM THE AIR
3. Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy of photograph c. 1950 in office of First Coast Guard District, J. F. Kennedy Federal Building, Government Center, Boston, Mass. 02203 KEEPERS' DOUBLE DWELLING
4. Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy of undated photograph in office of First Coast Guard District, J. F. Kennedy Federal Building, Government Center, Boston, Mass. 02203 OIL HOUSE
5. Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy of elevation drawing dated 1888 in office of First Coast Guard District, J. F. Kennedy Federal Building, Government Center, Boston, Mass. 02203 LIGHT-TOWER AT BOON ISLAND, MAINE SHOWING WROUGHT IRON WORK PROPOSED FOR ARRESTING VIBRATION OF LANTERN
6. Historic American Buildings Survey Photocopy of plan and profile dated 1850 and signed by Gridley Bryant, in Records of U. S. Coast Guard, Record Group 26, National Archives, Washington, D. C. 20408 EARLIER BUILDINGS ON THE SITE


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