Maine Open Lighthouse Day expected to draw thousands

bug


We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)

Places:

 


CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine — Two-dozen lighthouses are participating in this year's Maine Open Lighthouse Day.

The daylong event on Saturday that's sponsored by the United States Coast Guard, the Maine Office of Tourism and the American Lighthouse Foundation attracts more than 10,000 visitors each year.

Officials say it's a rare opportunity for members of the public to go inside lighthouses.

Many of the state's most popular lighthouses were participating. Those include Portland Head in Cape Elizabeth, Pemaquid Point Lighthouse in Bristol, Bass Harbor Head on Mount Desert Island, and Burnt Island Lighthouse in Boothbay harbor.


Online:

American Lighthouse Foundation http://bit.ly/1qzS72A

All content copyright ©2014 Daily Journal, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Click here to read our privacy policy.