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    Snapshots from Maine: Lighthouses - Shawn Patrick Ouellette/Staff Photographer | of | Share this photo

    Early morning light hits Portland Breakwater Lighthouse (Bug Light) in South Portland.

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    A nearly jetty at Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse is nearly empty in South Portland on April 3.

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    Portland Headlight in Cape Elizabeth.

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    Louis Rubino helps his daughter onto the beach at Marshall Point light. In the movie "Forrest Gump" Tom Hanks, playing Forrest, concluded his cross country run at this lighthouse.

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    Snapshots from Maine: Lighthouses - Ben McCanna/Staff Photographer | of | Share this photo

    A fog-shrouded Pemaquid Point Lighthouse stands amid outbuildings.

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    Ford Reiche has been restoring Halfway Rock Lighthouse to federal historic standards. The remote lighthouse gets its name from its location in the middle of Casco Bay, halfway between Cape Elizabeth and Cape Small, on a two-acre ledge 10 miles out to sea.

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    A seagull soars through the fog above Pemaquid Point Lighthouse.

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    Ram Island Ledge Light Station peeks behind Cushing Island as viewed from the Backshore of Peaks Island in misty conditions.

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    Snapshots from Maine: Lighthouses - Shawn Patrick Ouellette/Staff Photographer | of | Share this photo

    A lobster boat motors past Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse in South Portland.

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    Ice forms on the branches of shrubs at Bug Light Park in South Portland near Portland Breakwater Lighthouse.

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    Toothface II makes its way past Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse during the Atlantic Cup sailing race.

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    The sky above Goat Island lighthouse in Cape Porpoise begins to take on color just before sunrise on New Year's Day, January 1, 2020.

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    Dragon makes its way past Portland Head Light during the Atlantic Cup sailing race.

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    Visitors navigate the 950-foot breakwater at Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse in South Portand as a Casco Bay Ferry makes its way through Portland Harbor.

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    Snapshots from Maine: Lighthouses - Shawn Patrick Ouellette/Staff Photographer | of | Share this photo

    Ice forms on a bench at Bug Light Park in South Portland near Portland Breakwater Lighthouse.

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    The sun starts to set on Portland Breakwater Light (also known as Bug Light) in South Portland.

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    Sheets of ice gather along the shore of the Kennebec River near Doubling Point Lighthouse in Arrowsic.

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    Snapshots from Maine: Lighthouses - Brianna Soukup/Staff Photographer | of | Share this photo

    Bug Light, adorned with a holiday wreath, peaks out from behind a hill at Bug Light Park.

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    Spring Point Ledge Light is adorned with Christmas lights as the beacon from Portland Head Light flares against a cloudy predawn sky.

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    Snapshots from Maine: Lighthouses - Derek Davis/Staff Photographer | of | Share this photo

    Leaves on trees blow in the breeze as people take a tour of the tower at Portland Head Light at Fort Williams in Cape Elizabeth.

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    Ford Reiche has been restoring Halfway Rock Lighthouse to federal historic standards. The remote lighthouse gets its name from its location in the middle of Casco Bay, halfway between Cape Elizabeth and Cape Small, on a two-acre ledge 10 miles out to sea.

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    Snapshots from Maine: Lighthouses - Joe Phelan/Staff Photographer | of | Share this photo

    The "Lady's Delight" lighthouse on Cobbossee in Manchester was renovated and rededicated in 2001. The lighthouse was raised and a new cement base was put underneath.

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    The U.S. Navy’s new stealth destroyer, the USS Zumwalt, passes Portland Head Light on its way to Portland Harbor.

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    The calendar may say its spring, but signs of winter were still clinging to this scene at Fort Williams Park in Cape Elizabeth as Portland Head Light is framed by bare branches on a chilly morning that carried the threat of snow flurries.

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    The calendar may say its spring, but signs of winter were still clinging to this scene at Fort Williams Park in Cape Elizabeth as Portland Head Light is framed by bare branches on a chilly morning that carried the threat of snow flurries.

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    Portland Headlight in Cape Elizabeth.

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    Visitors navigate the rocks on the Jetty at Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse on a cloudy Tuesday.

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    Ice encases a wild rose bushes frame a view of Portland Head Light in Cape Elizabeth following a blizzard.

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    Marshall Point lighthouse shines brightly as night falls on Port Clyde on Monday, April 21, 2014. The lighthouse was made famous by the 1994 movie "Forrest Gump" starring Tom Hanks.

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