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 […]
The American Lighthouse Foundation and its local chapter – Friends of Rockland Harbor Lights, invite the public to join them Friday, June 24, 2016 for a lighthouse sunset cruise on Penobscot Bay, which will feature seven Midcoast guiding lights as the evening’s “star” attractions. This fun-filled experience is a great opportunity for participants to enjoy […]
In an effort to keep Owls Head Lighthouse looking its best, the Friends of Rockland Harbor Lights, a chapter of the American Lighthouse Foundation, will be repainting the tower’s black lantern, iron railing and granite exterior gallery in 2015. The exterior’s white brickwork was repainted last year, and with the completion of the lantern project […]
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 […]