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Portland Head Light
Have you ever wanted to learn about Portland Head light in Cape Elizabeth Maine? If, so it’s your lucky day. Cape Elizabeth Main was built in 1791. Stone with brick lining is what it was built out of. The height of the tower is 80 feet, tall and that’s taller than my house. The lighthouse flash’s white every four seconds. It does have a fog horn. The light house is white and black and kind of looks like a farm. The focal planes height is 101 ft. The government gave the people that made the lighthouse $750.00 and then gave them $1500.00 that adds up to $2250 to build Portland Head Light. Portland Head Light was the first lighthouse on the coast of Maine and the thirteenth on the Atlantic coast. In the 18th century Maine was part of Massachusetts. I really enjoyed exploring lighthouses.
Article posted October 13, 2010 at 10:13 AM •
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