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Cape Elizabeth in Cumberland County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Portland Head Light

National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark

 
 
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By TeamOHE, July 2, 2018
1. Portland Head Light Marker
Inscription.  American Society of Civil Engineers 1852 Portland Head Light Portland Head Light was the first lighthouse completed and put into service by the Federal Government under the Lighthouse Act of 1789 Completed 1791 Designated 2002
 
Erected 2002 by American Society Of Civil Engineers.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureNotable Buildings.
 
Location. 43° 37.383′ N, 70° 12.467′ W. Marker is in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, in Cumberland County. Marker is on Shore Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cape Elizabeth ME 04107, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Coast Guard Day (a few steps from this marker); Annie C. McGuire Shipwreck Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Portland Head Light (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S.S. Eagle-56 (PE-56) (about 300 feet away, measured
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2. Portland Head Light Marker
in a direct line); Civilian Conservation Corps (about 400 feet away); Fort Williams (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Fort Williams (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cape Elizabeth.
 
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By TeamOHE, July 2, 2018
3. Portland Head Light Marker
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By TeamOHE, July 2, 2018
4. Portland Head Light Marker
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By TeamOHE, July 2, 2018
5. Portland Head Light Marker
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By TeamOHE, July 2, 2018
6. Portland Head Light Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 33 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 5, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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