Maine Open Lighthouse Day Set for Saturday

Updated 12 months ago

Saturday is Maine’s 5th Annual Open Lighthouse Day. Lighthouses throughout the state will be open for you to tour for free. They will be open from 9am – 3pm. Participating lighthouses include:South Coast: Wood Island Lighthouse (offshore at Biddeford Pool) Greater Portland and Casco:Portland Breakwater Lighthouse (South Portland) — Tower referred to as “Bug Light” Portland Head Lighthouse (Cape Elizabeth) — Tower reached by climbing 85+ steps Spring Point Lighthouse (South Portland) — Reached via a breakwater Mid-Coast:Burnt Island Lighthouse (Boothbay Harbor) — Reach via Balmy Day Cruises in Boothbay Harbor CurtisIsland Lighthouse (Camden) Doubling Point Lighthouse (Arrowsic, along theKennebecRiver) Fort Point Lighthouse (Stockton Springs) — Contains a fourth-order Fresnel lens Grindle Point Lighthouse (Islesboro) — Reach via the Maine State Ferry from Lincolnville to Islesboro Kennebec River Front Range Light (Arrowsic, along the Kennebec River) Marshall Point Lighthouse (PortClyde) Monhegan (Monhegan Island) — Reach via Monhegan Boat Line in Port Clyde: Balmy Day Cruises in Boothbay Harbor: or Hardy Boat Cruises Owls Head Lighthouse (Owls Head) — Contains a fourth-order Fresnel lens Pemaquid Point Lighthouse (Bristol) — Contains a fourth-order Fresnel lens Rockland Breakwater (Rockland) — Reached via a 7/8-mile-long walk along the breakwater or boat Seguin Island (off Popham Beach) — Reached by Seguin Island Ferry: contains a first-order Fresnel lens (the only one of its kind inMaine) Whitehead Island Lighthouse (near Sprucehead) — Reach via boat (complimentary with reservation) Downeast:Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse (Mount Desert Island) Burnt Coat Harbor Lighthouse (Swan’s Island) — Reach via theMaineState Ferry fromBassHarbor Dyce (Dice) Head Lighthouse (Castine) West Quoddy Head Lighthouse (Lubec) — Contains a third-order Fresnel lens


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