Thursday, July 17, 2008

Visiting Seguin Island Light 2008, From Bath Maine

ON SHORE OPTIONS...Seguin Island maybe be seen from a number of locations along the coast. At the end of Southport Island, Seguin may be seen at the Town Landing at Newagen at a distance of 6 nautical miles. From Ried State Park in Georgetown, Seguin is 4 nautical miles. The best view of Seguin from the mainland is at Popham Beach State Park. Seguin is at a distance of 2 nautical miles. This is not only the closest place to view the island but, looking at it from this angle, the island is its longest. If you drive a mile past Popham Beach State Park, at the end of the road is Fort Popham, a Civil War fort built to guard the mouth of the river. Seguin is 3 nautical miles in the distance. To the north - upriver- Perkins Island Light can be seen.

Please visit the SEGUIN OFFICE and STORE in Bath, Maine On the Second Floor of 72 Front Street, Suite 3OPEN: Monday through Thursday, 10 AM to 3 PM.

There are several ways to get to Seguin Island if you wish to take a tour. During the summer, there are resident care takers on the island who can give you a tour. Go to the Seguin Island Web Site for further information and transportation options.
Maine Maritime Museum in Bath, Maine offers a lighthouse lovers cruise which includes Seguin Island:

Lighthouse Lovers Cruise SATURDAYS, 3:30 - 7 PM Members $35/ Non-members $40/ Children 4-12 years $10/Infants $1

See 10 of Maine's finest lighthouses best viewed from a boat! See Doubling Point Light, the Kennebec Range Lights, Squirrel Point Light, Perkins Island & Light, Pond Island & Light, Seguin Island & Light, Cuckholds Light, Ram Island Light, Burnt Island Light, and Hendricks Head Light.

Contact Maine Maritime Museum for further info:


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