Maine Open Lighthouse Day is an annual event attracting 15,000 to 18,000 visitors and offers them the rare opportunity to climb, experience and learn about over two dozen historic Maine lights.
The southernmost lighthouse in the state of Maine, Whaleback Lighthouse stands on an offshore ledge at the mouth of the Piscataqua River. It’s one of the most familiar icons of the Seacoast region, viewed from afar by countless local residents and tourists each year. The nonprofit American Lighthouse Foundation (ALF) and its local chapter – […]
When it comes to carrying the torch for lighthouse preservation, YOU and thousands of others who share your passion, can count on one organization – the American Lighthouse Foundation, to stand by your desire to do what’s best for our beloved sentinels of the sea. You can trust that each lighthouse restoration project undertaken by […]
“The lighthouse and the lightship appeal to the interests and better instinct of man because they are symbolic of never-ceasing watchfulness, of steadfast endurance in every exposure, of widespread helpfulness.” – George R. Putnam, Commissioner, United States Lighthouse Service, 1910 to 1935 Maine’s lighthouses have a long and fascinating history as guardians of a rugged […]
Maine children’s author Angeli Perrow will be signing copies of her popular book, Lighthouse Dog to the Rescue, on Saturday, September 10 from 1 to 4 pm in the keeper’s house at Owls Head Light. In the 191 year history of Owls Head Light Station, “Spot” the dog may very well be the light station’s […]
The American Lighthouse Foundation and its local chapter – Friends of Rockland Harbor Lights, invite the public to join them Friday, June 24, 2016 for a lighthouse sunset cruise on Penobscot Bay, which will feature seven Midcoast guiding lights as the evening’s “star” attractions. This fun-filled experience is a great opportunity for participants to enjoy […]