Sullivan’s Island Lighthouse

The Sullivan Island Lighthouse, in South Carolina, is the last major lighthouse built by the Federal Government, completed in 1962,  The tower has a unique triangle shape and looks more like an air traffic control tower than a lighthouse.   One point of the triangle faces the ocean and withstands winds up to 125 mph.  The light can be seen for 27 miles on a clear night.  The lighthouse was originally painted red and white and the residents petitioned the Government to re-paint it to black and white.


West Quoddy Head Light

West Quoddy Lighthouse

Easternmost point in the contiguous United States

Lubec, Maine

Some Lighthouses In and Around Portland, Maine

Portland Head Lighthouse is located in Cape Elizabeth, Maine.   The Lighthouse is located at the primary shipping channel in Portland, Maine.   It’s the oldest lighthouse in the state, completed in 1791.   Portland Head Lighthouse is one of the most photographed and popular lighthouse in the country.  Visit Fine Art America to purchase a print of the Portland Head Lighthouse.


_DSC6158-EditLocated in South Portland off of Two Light Road — a private residence.

_DSC6147-Edit copySpring Point Ledge Lighthouse located in South Portland, Maine, constructed in 1897.


Portland Bug Light Lighthouse was built in 1875 and is one of Maine’s most elegant lighthouses. It was modeled on an ancient Greek monument and built with plates of cast iron. It is known as the “Bug Light” due to its small size.

Mattamuskeet Lighthouse


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