ALF’s Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouses chapter hosts an annual five lighthouse cruise each year. This fun cruise will take place on September 22 starting at 8:30 a.m. aboard the M/V Granite State, departing from Rye Harbor on Route 1A in Rye, NH and will return at approximately 1:00 p.m. . The cruise will pass close […]
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.
Visit lighthouses and more…from pristine islands and windjammers to working lobster boats and seabirds, lighthouses give your imagination a chance to take flight as you admire the unchanging sea and the rich traditions that call it home.
For two days only on June 23 & 24, 2018, don’t miss out on the chance to visit and climb these 7 alluring lighthouses (Event hours: 9am -5pm)…Dyce Head, Fort Point, Grindle Point, Rockland Breakwater, Owls Head, Marshall Point and Pemaquid Point.
ALF’s Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouses chapter hosts an annual sunset lighthouse cruise twice each year. This fun cruise will take place on June 15th starting at 7:00 p.m. aboard the M/V Granite State, departing from Rye Harbor on Route 1A in Rye, NH. The cruise will pass close to Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse, Whaleback Lighthouse, and […]
On May 20, 2018, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, the Cape Cod Chapter of the American Lighthouse Foundation will offer complimentary tours of Race Point Light Station, which is located two miles out over the glistening sand dunes of the Cape Cod National Seashore, near Provincetown. The entire Light Station will be open during […]
Newspaper Article from the Past Wood Island Lighthouse in Maine was once home to a famous dog named Sailor. According to lighthouse author and historian, Jeremy D’Entremont, “Keeper Thomas Orcutt’s dog, Sailor, a mostly-black mongrel (described as a Scotch Collie in one article), was taken to the island as a two-month-old puppy and went on […]