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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Many thanks to Karen Glidden, Susan Cameron and Anila Karunakar from the University of Southern Maine for clean up around the lighthouse today as part of the Husky Day of Service. Postcard perfect weather, warm and breezy, and we had a great time! ... See MoreSee Less

Spring Point Ledge Light Trust officers for 2011: Front, Mary Lynch, Vice Chair (L); Bill Berman, Chairman (R); Rear, Judy Davidson, Secretary (L); John McClean, Treasurer (R).

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Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse shared American Lighthouse Foundation's photo. ... See MoreSee Less

Don't miss what promises to be a fascinating presentation by former lighthouse keeper Ernie DeRaps during ALF's Lighthouse Symposium on May 6, 2017 in Kennebunkport, Maine! Ernie started his lighthou...

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Today marked a milestone in our ongoing weatherization project, as Jim Leslie and his crew reinstalled the ball vent atop the lantern room. Work is proceeding apace with this week's Spring-like weather. Next, they'll finish weatherizing the lantern room windows and then begin removing the glass bricks in the windows and installing our new, historically accurate windows. ... See MoreSee Less

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Jim Leslie, whose company is doing restoration work on the lighthouse, sent us some additional photos of the removal of the ball vent from the top of the lantern room. It will be treated with rust inhibitor, repainted, and reattached, perhaps as early as week's end. ... See MoreSee Less

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