Nauset Lighthouse

GPS: 41.860238 -69.952836 EASTHAM Eastham is located in Barnstable County on Cape Cod, with a population of around 5,000 residents. The area was originally settled by the Nauset tribe, which explains why the name Nauset appears frequently in both business and place names around the area. The town is discussed in some detail in Henry […]

Marshall Point Light

GPS: 43.917456 -69.261192 PORT CLYDE Port Clyde is a picturesque fishing village on the tip of St. George Peninsula in central Maine. In the early years, it was a busy port with granite quarries, tide mills for sawing timber, shipbuilding, and fish canning businesses. By the 20th century, it was also attracting artists and writers […]

West Quoddy Head Light

GPS: 44.815156 -66.950633 LUBEC Lubec is the easternmost town in the contiguous United States. It’s located on a tranquil peninsula that overlooks an ice-free harbor and faces Cambobello Island in New Brunswick, Canada. A bridge connects Lubec and Campobello Island, where the Roosevelt family kept a summer home since 1883. First settled in 1775, Lubec […]

Race Point Light

GPS: 42.062001 -70.244716 PROVINCETOWN Provincetown is the flamboyant little town that sits on the extreme northern tip of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. A small coastal resort town with a year-round population of some 3000 residents, Provincetown can grow to 60,000 people with tourists and seasonal residents over the summer months. Provincetown is forever preserved in our colonial history […]

Pomham Rocks Light

GPS: 41.778985 -71.366098 RIVERSIDE Riverside is in the southern part of East Providence, Rhode Island. It is as a suburban neighborhood for Providence. Known as Cedar Grove until 1878, it was originally a farming and fishing community. In the late 19th century, Riverside was home to many hotels and dinner halls that catered to summer […]

Annisquam Light

Annisquam Light after sunset

GPS: 42.660900 -70.679967 ANNISQUAM VILLAGE These days, it’s all part of Gloucester, Massachusetts. But once upon a time, Annisquam Village competed with Gloucester in the fishing and shipbuilding trades. The village was founded on the eastern side of the Annisquam River in 1631, its name given in honor of Queen Anne of England (hence Cape […]

Pemaquid Point Light

Sunrise at Pemaquid Point Lighthouse

GPS: 43.836753 -69.506084 PEMAQUID POINT If you’re from New England, you may already know this place because it hosts 100,000 visitors per year. If not, then you may be missing out on one of Maine’s most iconic and photogenic locations. The Pemaquid Point Lighthouse is nice but this place is so much more than just […]

North Lighthouse

Milky Way over North Lighthouse

GPS: 41.227581 -71.575852 BLOCK ISLAND Block Island lies 13 miles off the coast of Rhode Island, an easy ferry ride across the Block Island Sound. The place is a popular summer destination, best known for its 17 miles of free beaches. Folks mainly come here to swim, sail, hike, and bike. New Shoreham is the […]

Moon over Wood End

Full moon rising over Wood End Light

GPS: 42.021218 -70.193485 WOOD END LIGHTHOUSE Wood End Lighthouse sits on the elbow of the sandbar surrounding Provincetown Harbor in Massachusetts. The little lighthouse is secluded from the crowds, its primary access involving a walk across a fairly long and strenuous breakwater. Given its outlying location, there are no obstructions to disrupt its photogenic charm. […]

Maine Classic

GPS: 44.222568 -68.336853 This iconic lighthouse is a frequent attraction for visitors to nearby Acadia National Park, Maine. Located on the southwestern tip of Mount Desert Island, Bass Harbor Head Light has been standing on the quieter site of the island ever since 1858. The white brick structure with its colorful red fresnel lens is […]

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