Coast Guard invites public to tour Maine lighthouses

Coast Guard invites public to tour Maine lighthouses
BOSTON — The public is invited to visit and tour the towers and keeper’s houses of 24 Maine lighthouses from Biddeford to Lubec, Maine, Sept. 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. As part of Maine’s Open Lighthouse Day, some lights not normally open to the public include Curtis Island Light in Camden Harbor; Dyce Head Light in Castine; Monhegan Island Light on Monhegan Island; Portland Breakwater...

Coast Guard hosts 5th annual Maine Open Lighthouse Day

Coast Guard hosts 5th annual Maine Open Lighthouse Day
Story by Petty Officer 3rd Class Adam Stanton PORTLAND, Maine – The U.S. Coast Guard, the State of Maine and the American Lighthouse Foundation hosted the 5th annual Maine Open Lighthouse Day on Saturday. The partnership with the Coast Guard, State of Maine and American Lighthouse Foundation is intended to increase awareness of Maine’s maritime heritage and the rich history of its lighthouses...

Open Lighthouse Day brings historic landmarks to public

PORTLAND, Maine – Maine’s second annual Open Lighthouse Day will take place on Sept. 18, 2010. The Coast Guard, in partnership with the Maine Office of Tourism and the American Lighthouse Foundation will open 25 ocean, river and island lighthouses for the public to visit and tour.