visited several lighthouses in Maine in July 2002.
Dice Head Lighthouse
The Dice Head Lighthouse is near Orland ME, on
the tip of the peninsula that forms the mouth of the Penobscot
River. The keeper's house is a private residence, but you
can access the grounds by a public path that leads to the light.
Fort Point Lighthouse
The Fort Point Lighthouse is within a couple of
miles of Highway 1 near the city of Stockton Springs and the mouth
of the Penobscot River. It has easy access but tours were only
available by appointment when we were there.
Marshall Point Lighthouse
The Marshall Point lighthouse is just off
Highway 1 near Port Clyde. This is the lighthouse that
Forrest Gump ran to one of the times he was running back and forth
across the United States. It is easily accessible by car,
but Forrest ran to it.
Owls Head Lighthouse
The Owls Head lighthouse is also near Rockland
ME. You can drive quite close to it and then walk the wooden
stairs to it.
Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
The Pemaquid Point Lighthouse is south of the
community of Damariscotta, on a penisula separating Johns Bay and
Muscongus Bay. There is a museum there and the lighthouse is
Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse
Rockland Breakwater light is located just outside of Rockland
ME. You can drive to within a mile of it and park in a
parking lot. Then you walk across the breakwater to reach