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Rockland in Knox County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Portland Head Light Bell (1942)

 
 
Portland Head Light Bell (1942) Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., September 24, 2011
1. Portland Head Light Bell (1942) Marker
Inscription.
This historic Coast Guard Bell from Portland Head Light is being loaned to the City of Rockland (a Coast Guard City) for their outstanding support of the men and women of the United States Coast Guard

 
Erected by United States Coast Guard.
 
Location. 44° 6.126′ N, 69° 6.479′ W. Marker is in Rockland, Maine, in Knox County. Marker is on Park Drive near Main Street (U.S. 1), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker and bell are at the Maine Lighthouse Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Park Drive, Rockland ME 04841, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Blues Trail: Mississippi to Maine (within shouting distance of this marker); Chapman Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civil War and Edwin Libby Post No. 16, G.A.R. Memorial (about 400 feet away); Rockland Harbor Trail (about 400 feet away); World Wars Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Walter Hamor Piston (approx. 0.3 miles away); Spanish American War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Civil War Memorial (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Rockland.
 
Also see . . .
1. Maine Lighthouse Museum
Portland Head Light Bell (1942) and Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., September 24, 2011
2. Portland Head Light Bell (1942) and Marker
. (Submitted on May 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Welcome to Portland Head Light. (Submitted on May 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
 
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Portland Head Light Bell (1942) Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., September 24, 2011
3. Portland Head Light Bell (1942)
Portland Head Light Bell (1942) Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., September 24, 2011
4. Portland Head Light Bell (1942)
Maine Maritime Museum entrance in rear
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 430 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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