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Browns Head Light

Address:

Off North Haven Road Vinalhaven, ME US 04863

Phone:

207-594-3301

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The Browns Head Light was built in 1832 on the offshore island of Vinalhaven. This nicely proportioned, compact station includes a fog signal in a small building shaped like a metronome. The lighthouse is at the end of Brown's Head Light Road. The light marks a popular seaway between Vinalhaven and North Haven islands. The lighthouse is closed to the public, but the grounds are open. The Maine State Ferry Service offers daily, year-round transportation to Vinalhaven Island from the Maine State Ferry System terminal in Rockland.