Wood Island Lighthouse - courtesy American Lighthouse Foundation

Wood Island Lighthouse Poem by a Keeper’s Wife

11/14/2017 - The following poem penned by Elmenia P. Lurvey, wife of Wood Island lightkeeper W. F. Lurvey (1917-1923) so beautifully describes the life of lighthouse keeping. The poem appeared in the Bar Harbor Times on February 14, 1923. To learn more about the American Lighthouse Foundation's mission and work saving our… SEE MORE
Crews install solar panels on the Pomham Rocks Lighthouse's oil house. The power generated will be used in a security system.

Pomham Rocks Light Goes Solar

3/22/2012 - This past week the Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse installed solar panels atop the light station's oil house to provide power for a security system at the island. The work was performed by the Hamilton Ferris Company from Bourne, Massachusetts, with help from FPRL volunteers who also provided the boat… SEE MORE
Gary Sredzienski will begin his swim in the shadow of Owls Head Lighthouse. (Photo by Bob Trapani, Jr.)

Mainer to Undertake Icy Swim to Help Lighthouses

11/29/2011 - Going for a swim on a cold December day in Rockland Harbor, when the water temperature is an average 40 degrees, isn’t something at the top of most people’s ‘to do’ list, but for one Maine resident that’s exactly what he will do – all to help lighthouses! Gary “Creekman”… SEE MORE