Swan's Island, Maine   44˚8'3.49"N 68˚26' 50.44"W

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Lighthouse Families!
Tower Are you related to someone who served as lighthouse keeper at Burnt Coat Harbor Light Station? We are always looking for ways to increase our knowledge base about life at the Light Station. Perhaps you can provide new details about your relative's service, or stories about life at the light station. Do you have photos showing life at the light station and around Swan's Island? We would love to hear from you!

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Who We Are

FOSIL (Friends of the Swans Island Lighthouse) is a 501.c.3 tax exempt non-profit Maine corporation. Its mission is to financially support the Town of Swan’s Island as the Town works to restore, preserve and manage the Swan’s Island Lighthouse and its surroundings at Hockamock Head as a cultural, educational and recreational resource for Island residents and visitors to Maine’s Down East Coast, in order to preserve its heritage and foster public understanding of its historical significance.

The Town of Swan's Island owns and manages the Burnt Coat Harbor Light Station and the adjacent park, working primarily through an appointed Lighthouse Committee.