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Portland Head Light

Portland Head Light

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Photograph of Portland Head Light taken by Ralph F. Blood shows waves crashing on the rocks around the structure.

Portland Head Light was Maine's first lighthouse. It was commissioned by George Washington and built in 1791.

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