Maine Lighthouse Guide
ME Lighthouses & Harbor Lights
|Maine Lighthouses are among the most photographed in the world. Maine visitors can often be found taking pictures of Maine’s Harbor Lights. The historic Burnt Island Light, built in 1831, helps to guide boats into Boothbay Harbor. In south coastal Maine Nubble Light is a popular York, Maine attraction. Share your Maine Lighthouse photos with us.Find Maine Lighthouses below, listed by region and enjoy a Lighthouse Photo Tour from MELiving.com – Maine’s Internet Magazine. Contact us to feature your business online.
There are more than 60 lighthouses that dot the coastal regions of Maine. The lighthouse has become a symbol for Maine and they have guided many mariners around rocky ledges and dense fog for more than 200 years. Michigan is the only state that can say it has more lighthouses than Maine.
Maine lighthouses were originally kept up by a lighthouse keeper and sometimes by his family as well. Most keepers were said to be very lonely, especially the offshore ones. There are many stories about the isolated lighthouse keeper who lived by his duty to man the lighthouse. Their lives were based on risk and responsibility.
Downeast & Acadia Maine Lighthouses
Midcoast Maine Lighthouses
South Coast Maine Lighthouses
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