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All About Lighthouses

All About Lighthouses
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by in Jul 2009
Nubble Light, York, Maine

Photo/Art by D. Lewis
Nubble Light, York, Maine

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Photos of New England Lighthouses

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6 Responses to All About Lighthouses

  1. Karen Sosinsky June 23, 2009 at 3:50 pm #

    I have a love of the lighthouses. My favorite is Nubble Light and every year I go to Two Lights State Park and make a visit down there too. Thank you all for sharing the photos. They are spectacular. I guess I get too used to Scituate Light as I don’t live far from it.

  2. Paula Pulaski July 31, 2009 at 9:50 am #

    Thank you for the beautiful photo of Nubble Light. I have been to Nubble Light many times and have one of my pictures of Nubble Light hanging in my office. It brings back some nice memories all year long.

  3. Jeremy D'Entremont August 3, 2010 at 11:39 am #

    I app;aud Yankee’s efforts to promote lighthouses, which are among the most historic structures in the U.S. I want to make people aware of the American Lighthouse Foundation (ALF), the largest lighthouse preservation organization on the East Coast. ALF cares for more than 20 lighthouses and has about a dozen chapters. See http://www.lighthousefoundation.org for more information.

  4. Jackie Normile August 3, 2010 at 12:36 pm #

    It is a great day for me when I can find and photograph one of the countless New England lights-that are so reachable..either by land or sea.

  5. francesca knight August 3, 2010 at 6:53 pm #

    I have always had a interest and facination with Lighthouses….My Kitchen is filled with lighthouses, of all sizes and pictures and curtains. You name it. I would love to visit one…..I have never been in one and the idea of staying in one sounds wonderful……Maybe some day It will be in my budget…….

  6. steve shur August 8, 2010 at 2:56 pm #

    my son and his family live within walking distance of the Portland Head Light. Everytime my wife and I visit we never fail to visit the Portland Head Light. What a wonderful sight to behold

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