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 […]
When storm winds blew and the seas grew large during the age of sail, schooners and fishing boats would often run for the nearest harbor of refuge to ride out the tempest. One such sought-after place was Cutler Harbor in Downeast Maine, whose entrance has been marked by the guiding gleams of Little River Lighthouse […]
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.
There is no finer way to celebrate National Lighthouse Day than by climbing a lighthouse and basking in the beauty and history that abounds at the venerable guardians of the sea. The public can do just that at Owls Head Lighthouse on August 7th from 11 am to 3 pm. Personnel from the United States […]