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Portland Head Light

Portland Head Light

It is no surprise that the Portland Head Light lighthouse is the most photographed lighthouse in the world. Every view of this 18th century lighthouse is spectacular. The lighthouse took four years to build and was completed in 1791. The lamps originally used to power the light were of whale oil, replaced by an autobeacon in 1958. The lighthouse is situated in Fort Williams Park and has an interesting museum housed within the old lighthouse Keepers Quarters. It is well worth packing a picnic and enjoying the beauty of the park and exploring the historic forts within its parameters.

Address: 1000 Shore Road, Cape Elizabeth
Telephone: (207) 799 2661
Opening Time: Daily 10am-4pm. Museum opening hours differ according to month, see website for details.
Admission: $2 (adults); $1 (children 6-18).

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