This popular event attracts between 15,000 to 18,000 visitors each year and offers the general public the rare opportunity to climb and learn about over two dozen historic Maine lights.
With the Christmas season upon us – and the wonderful benevolence that the holiday inspires in the air, it is a perfect time to share with you a truly amazing story of giving by an individual who made an uncommon commitment to helping lighthouses and the mission of the American Lighthouse Foundation. As many of […]
When volunteers are determined to make a difference at our lighthouses, their ‘can do’ spirit becomes indomitable; regardless of the challenges set before them. In 2012, there was no finer testament to this truth than the valiant efforts of ALF’s Cape Cod Chapter. For anyone who has ever been involved in lighthouse maintenance, they are […]
The Friends of Rockland Harbor Lights and the American Lighthouse Foundation invite the public to join them Friday, September 14, 2012 for a lighthouse sunset cruise featuring five Midcoast guiding lights. The cruise is a wonderful opportunity for participants to enjoy a close-up view of seldom-seen Franklin Island Lighthouse in Muscongus Bay, as well as […]
Going for a swim on a cold December day in Rockland Harbor, when the water temperature is an average 40 degrees, isn’t something at the top of most people’s ‘to do’ list, but for one Maine resident that’s exactly what he will do – all to help lighthouses! Gary “Creekman” Sredzienski of Kittery will take […]
On February 26, 2011, Swim for the Lights, an event sponsored by the American Lighthouse Foundation and its chapter, Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouses, lived up to its incredible billing and realized its important fundraising potential. Thanks to Gary Sredzienski of Kittery, Maine, and his one-of-a-kind commitment and swimming prowess, as well as to the […]