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 lighthouses.
ALF is sponsoring a special 8 lighthouse cruise including Matinicus Rock Light… this unique cruise departs from Journey’s End Marina and is a wonderful opportunity to see eight lighthouses, some of which you can only see from the water. The list includes: Matinicus Rock, Saddleback Ledge, Heron Neck, Whitehead, Tenants Harbor, Two Bush, Owls Head and Rockland Breakwater.
The American Lighthouse Foundation’s Keeper of the Light award is designed to honor those individuals and organizations in the national lighthouse community who have contributed in a significant manner to the preservation of America’s lighthouses and their rich heritage. On April 28, 2019, ALF presented Elaine Jones of Maine’s Burnt Island Lighthouse with a Keeper […]
John and Joanne Clevenger of ALF’s Cape Cod Chapter was presented with an ALF Len Hadley Volunteer Award during the American Lighthouse Foundation’s annual Lighthouse Gala, which was held at the Nonantum Resort in Kennebunkport, Maine, on April 28, 2019. During the summer of 2007, John and Joanne Clevenger stayed at Race Point Light Station […]
Marla Rogers spent her childhood as a lightkeeper’s daughter. When Marla was seven years old, her father – Archford “Ted” Vernon Haskins, was appointed keeper of Owls Head Light Station. Keeper Haskins and his family served at Owls Head Light from 1947 to 1953. Marla (1940-2014), who later in life volunteered at Owls Head Lighthouse […]
The following poem was written by lighthouse keeper Ralph C. Norwood while stationed at Maine’s Ram Island Light Station. Mr. Norwood served as a keeper at Great Point Light, MA (1929), Boston Light, MA (1929-41), Ram Island Light, ME (1945-50) and Spring Point Ledge Light, ME (1951-54). A Star on Our Vest By Ralph C. […]