Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse

One of the things on my must see list in Maine was the Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse..

Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse

This lighthouse is located at the end of a one mile long breakwater…

Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse

The 19th century light is a popular spot for photographers and it is easy to see why…

Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse

it was a little windy…

Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse

A wooden structure was built here in 1888.  The current stone tower was erected between 1900 and 1902 and is surprisingly only 18 feet high…

Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse

A keeper was employed here until 1963 but now the tower is automated…

Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse

Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse

Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse

looking back toward the shore…

Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse

lots of fun boat watching…

Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse

we timed our visit perfectly, heading back down the breakwater as the sun was beginning to set…

Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse

Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse

being careful to watch our step…

Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse

just beautiful…

Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse

Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse

and you know we made friends along the way…

Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse

Happy Friday!

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Comments

  1. I love lighthouses! We’re going to have to visit Maine. You have put the desire in my heart! Thanks for this great tour of such a beautiful state.

    • mnestorc@aol.com says:

      I would definitely put it on my bucket list! I never would have had the opportunity to discover Maine if number two son had not taken us there! We love Maine!

  2. You take incredible pics!! Frame worthy!!

    • mnestorc@aol.com says:

      You are so sweet! I am taking an online blog course right now and one of my goals is to work on learning more about what my camera can do.