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All About Portland Head Light

Cape Elizabeth, Maine

Your personal guide to one of the most iconic lighthouses in America!

Portland Head Light has long been at the center of Maine's maritime history and lore, and is undoubtedly one of the state's greatest treasures...and All About Portland Head Light is a treasure trove of facts, figures, history and folklore surrounding this majestic beacon. In this book, you'll find:
*The fascinating origins of Portland Head Light and the history of the surrounding region
*True tales of shipwrecks and daring rescues
*Efforts undertaken for preservation
*Stories of colorful keepers
In addition, this book is filled with information for visiting and viewing the lighthouse and neighboring Fort Williams. More than just a lighthouse handbook, this is your one-stop travel guide and reference source for touring and learning about this magnificent site, surrounded by beautiful Casco Bay. Expert author Jeremy D'Entremont has also added a companion title, All About Nubble Light, to his impressive body of work.

Jeremy D'Entremont, New England's foremost lighthouse authority, is historian for the American Lighthouse Foundation, founder of Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouses, owner and tour operator for New England Lighthouse Tours, and webmaster of New England Lighthouses: A Virtual Guide at www.newenglandlighthouses.net. He has been researching, writing, and photographing the lighthouses of New England since the mid-1980s. Jeremy has written more than a dozen books and more than 300 magazine articles in publications including Lighthouse Digest and The Keeper's Log, and he is the author of the "lighthouse" entry in the World Book Encyclopedia. His photos have been published in many magazines, including Soundings, Offshore, and Captain's Guide.

More books from this author: Jeremy D'Entremont