ALF’s Friends of Rockland Harbor Lights will open the door to Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse for the season during Memorial Day weekend and welcome visitors inside to tour the historic site. Before this annual occasion occurs, volunteers have made sure your upcoming visit will “pass inspection.” On Saturday, May 18, 2013, a group of energized volunteers […]
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 winds of November were blowing strong and cold when volunteers from the Friends of Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse paid late season visits to Rockland Breakwater (Nov. 7) and Owls Head (Nov. 20) lights. The goal was to gather up merchandise and other items that needed to be removed for the winter, carry out a few […]
For the first time in our organization’s history, FPHL held open houses every Sunday in 2010. We provided educational tours of the lighthouse for about 2,600 people this season. Nearly 40 different volunteers helped at this year’s FPHL events. Visitors from 36 states and 10 foreign countries signed our guestbook.