Lighthouses – Portland Casco Bay

Portland Maine Lighthouses

Casco Bay Maine Lighthouses & Harbor Lights

Portland maine lighthousesMaine Lighthouses are among the most photographed in the world.  Maine visitors can often be found taking pictures of Maine’s Harbor Lights. Each historic lighthouse has it’s own unique history and personality. Ask us about southern Maine Lighthouses or share comments. To feature your Maine business, contact us.

Portland Cape Elizabeth Maine Lighthouses

Maine lighthouses, harbor lights, historic maine lighthouses

Portland Head Light (Cape Elizabeth)
Portland: Commissioned by George Washington in 1791, this is Maine’s first lighthouse. Located near the entrance to Portland Harbor. View over 200 Casco Bay island from the hurricane deck. This lighthouse is accessible by car and visited by thousands each year.

Portland Breakwater Light (Bug Light)
Portland: This privately owned lighthouse was designed after the Choragic Monument of Lysicrates in Athens, Greece.

Spring Point Ledge
South Portland: A white conical tower on a black cylindrical pier – called Spring Point Ledge. Located on the West side of the channel in Portland Harbor.

Cape Elizabeth Light
Cape Elizabeth: This lighthouse may be reached by car. Originally called “Two Lights”, now only one light is operational.

Wood Island Light
Biddeford: This lighthouses marks the entrance to Saco Bay and was built in 1808. It was rebuilt in 1858. It’s conical white tower is made of granite blocks standing 49 feet high.

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