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

Portland Head Light by Night

TITLE: Portland Head Light by Night, Casco Bay, Portland, Maine
POSTCARD ID: 101 and 4A-H2170
POSTMARK: Portland Maine JUL 8 1954 3PM
PUBLISHER: Portland News Co., Portland, Maine
GENUINE CURTEICH CHICAGO “C.T. ART-COLORTONE” POST CARD (REG. U.S. PAT. OFF.)
MESSAGE: Dear Mrs. Hunter – Mary and I are enjoying Portland and the Eastend, as usual. I hope you are well. Yours, Hattie B. ????? July 8 /54