Keepers’ Blog

Mama Mink

Mama Mink made an appearance above the rocks this afternoon while we were at the lighthouse. The fisher-folk tell us that she lives in the rocks, has her babies near the lighthouse and then moves them back toward shore over the summer, teaching them to fish and take...

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Thank you Huskies!

Volunteers from USM did a great clean up around the base of the lighthouse for Husky Day of Service.

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Assistant Keepers Wanted

As the snow melts and spring returns to Maine, we invite you to Step into History, joining a dedicated group of current-day “Keepers of the Light” — docents, tour guides, shopkeepers and behind the scenes volunteers who open the lighthouse for tours during the summer season.

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Gift Shop Growing

A new gift shop, ticket booth and utility space with lots of storage is coming this spring, thanks to the students, faculty and administration of Southern Maine Community College.

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Grant News – 2016

We sincerely appreciate the support of the funders of the Weathertight Project, the largest to date with expected completion before we open in May 2017.

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Please take our survey

The Spring Point Ledge Light Trust currently has a survey underway to solicit opinions from our visitors on the quality of their visit, reasons for the visit, and to solicit ideas for improvement. The survey will take about six minutes to complete and will provide...

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Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse shared Archerdog Photography's photo. ... See MoreSee Less

The Eagle sailing past Spring Point Ledge Light. Tall Ships Portland, Maine

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A few to start, more to follow! ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy Birthday United States Coast Guard! 227 years of service that we all have reason to honor and appreciate. The Eagle was spectacular as always sailing past the lighthouse this morning. Photos to follow (we hope!) ... See MoreSee Less

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The lighthouse will NOT be open tomorrow, Aug-5 but WILL be open on Sunday, Aug-6 from 11 am to 3 pm and on Tuesday, Aug-8 from 11 am to 1 pm. Hope to see you there! ... See MoreSee Less

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It is with great relief <grin> that I can say that tomorrow's opening is a **GO** The Weathertight project is finished, the lighthouse is cleaned from stem to stern... uhhh, from ball vent to galley, the new replica windows are amazing and add such refreshing light and air flow, and we're ready to welcome visitors. We also have a surprise guest in addition to those already planned, including Maine State Historian Earle Shettleworth (who certified SPLL for inclusion on the National Historic Register 30 years ago), and reps from SMCC and the US Coast Guard. Join us at 10 am for the festivities or from 11 to 3 to get an inside tour of the lighthouse. ... See MoreSee Less

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