Portland Head Light

Portland Head Light

TITLE: Portland Head Light
CAPTION: First Light House Erected By The United States of America
Portland Headlight – The first established beacon light upon the New England coast, lighted for the first time January 10, 1791 – The first light keeper was appointed by George Washington. Portland Head, on which the light is situated, gave the name to the city of Portland.
POSTCARD ID: 7C-K1857
PUBLISHER: Portland News Co., Portland, Maine
Curteichcolor¬ģ 3-D Natural Color Reproduction (Reg. U.S.A. Pat. Ofc.)
POSTMARK: None – Unused Standard Sized Postcard