Nothing about the past two years has been normal. Yet, like so many others, I refused to loosen my grip on a little thing so vital to our lives – joy. If all things familiar were not attainable due to circumstances larger than us in 2021, then I was determined to treasure any and all […]
Maine’s iconic coastal sentinels will take center stage during Maine’s 12th Annual Open Lighthouse Day, to be held Saturday, September 11, 2021. Around a dozen lighthouses will welcome visitors with free entry on this one day. This popular family-friendly event, sponsored by the United States Coast Guard, the Maine Office of Tourism and the American […]
If you are a parent or grandparent who likes lighthouses, you will not want to miss the chance for the young people in your life to meet author Angeli Perrow at Owls Head Light on Saturday, September 14th. Maine children’s author Angeli Perrow will be signing copies of her popular book, “Lighthouse Dog to the […]
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 is invited to do just that at Owls Head Lighthouse on August 7th from 10 am to 4 pm. American Lighthouse Foundation […]
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.
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 […]