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 […]
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 […]
The Maine Lighthouse Trust has received approval from the Maine Secretary of State to launch a campaign for Maine’s first lighthouse specialty license plate. The Maine Lighthouse Trust is required to have 2,000 Maine residents with active vehicle registrations pre-order the new license plate prior to the Secretary of State drafting legislation and presenting it […]
ALF is sponsoring a special Penobscot Bay lighthouse cruise… this unique cruise departs from Rockland’s Public Landing and is a wonderful opportunity to see nine lighthouses, some of which you can only see from the water. The list includes: Rockland Breakwater, Owls Head, Browns Head, Goose Rocks, Eagle Island, Mark Island, Isle au Haut, Saddleback and Heron Neck.
Augusta, ME (August 2017) – Maine’s iconic coastal sentinels take center stage during Maine’s 9th Annual Open Lighthouse Day to be held this year on Saturday, September 9th. Twenty-five lighthouses will be open to the public throughout the state offering free entry for visitors on this one day. This popular family-friendly event, sponsored by the […]
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 […]