2013-08-23 / Community

Lighthouse is open through fall

Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse is open to the public, weather permitting, on Saturdays in August from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and in September and October, on the following days:

 Sunday, Sept. 1 (Labor Day weekend)

 Saturday, Sept. 14 (Maine Lighthouse Day) For that event only, admission is free and tours operate from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 Sunday, Sept. 15

 Saturday, Oct. 12  Sunday, Oct. 13

Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse is the only caisson-style lighthouse in America accessible by land and open for public tours. Constructed in the late 1800s on a dangerous ledge that is now covered by a breakwater, Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse marks the entrance to Portland Harbor.

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