Blogging About All Things Maine Lighthouses
Welcome to a new blog by Maine Lights Today! If you like Maine’s lighthouses and the beautiful seascapes that embrace them, this blog is for YOU! We will explore the many fun and fascinating aspects connected to the lights, as well as the historical past, present and future of Maine’s lighthouses.
Though the lighthouse keepers may have disappeared with the tides of time, Maine’s coastal beacons are hardly done making history. In fact, new chapters in the storied history of the lights are being forged every day thanks to the dedicated preservation and education efforts of people just like you.
Also, the United States Coast Guard continues to play a vital role at Maine lighthouses. These keepers of the lights ensure that the lighthouses are watching properly and helping guide twenty-first century mariners along Maine’s rocky coastline.
Do you like visiting Maine’s lighthouses and taking boat cruises to admire the elusive offshore beacons on islands and wave-swept ledges? We will talk about these fun-filled events and share the excursions that provide both regular and unique viewing opportunities.
And let’s not forget weather. Traditionally, weather has always played a role at Maine’s lighthouses, and this fact has not changed. From time to time, we will take a look at how weather events like fog, storms, big tides and ice impact lighthouses.
We will delve into all of these cool topics and so much more moving forward in this blog. So keep a sharp eye out for these glimmerings as we “keep the lights” shining bright in Maine!