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Portland Observatory, ca. 1880

Portland Observatory, ca. 1880

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Print of the Portland Observatory and adjacent buildings. Built in 1807 by Lemuel Moody, the observatory was designed to view incoming and outgoing harbor vessels. It only extant maritime signal station in the United States.

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