Portland Head Light Rededication - Cape Elizabeth, ME
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 43° 37.382 W 070° 12.513
19T E 402493 N 4830714
Quick Description: A historical marker rededicating Portland Head Light on Greater Portland's 350th anniversary.
Location: Maine, United States
Date Posted: 10/18/2011 10:33:38 AM
Waymark Code: WMCWB9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
Views: 24

Long Description:
A marker is attached to a rock outcrop next to a path between the parking area and Portland Head Light. The plaque is inscribed:

Portland Head Light

Since its commission by George Washington in 1790,
Portland Head Light remains an enduring symbol of
the rugged, solid characteristics of a magnificent
coastline and proud people weathering the
challenges of nature and time.
In observance of Greater Portland's 350th
anniversary, we rededicate this unique landmark
to the aspirations and achievements of those who
came before us and to present and future generations
who will continue its proud heritage.
George Bush
Vice President of the United States
July, 1982

Courtesy of
Colin C. Hampton, President
Address and /or location:
Porland Head Light Fort Williams Park Cape Elizabeth, ME

Who put it there (Sponsor): Unionmutual - Colin C. Hampton, President

Date (Erected or Dediated): 1982

Visit Instructions:
1) A new photo taken by you. Make it a quality one. You do not have to be in it, nor your hand held.
2) Some new insight to the history, and/or your personal experience finding the site.
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