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Honor late Ken Black with donation to his Maine Lighthouse Museum

By Stanley Metcalf on Jan. 30, 2014, at 6:35 p.m.
Honor the memory of the late CWO4 Ken Black, Founder of Maine Lighthouse Museum With the anniversary of the passing of Museum Founder Ken Black this week, still fresh in our minds, wouldn’t this be a great time to show our support to Dot Black and help keep Ken’s legacy …
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The Maine Lighthouse Museum in Rockland is home to the largest collection of lighthouse and U.S. Coast Guard artifacts in the nation. Please consider making a Pledge of Support to the museum.

By Stanley Metcalf on Jan. 09, 2014, at 5:16 p.m.
The mission of the Maine Lighthouse Museum is to educate the public regarding the long standing traditions, heroism and progress of America’s Lighthouse and Lifesaving services and the United States Coast Guard through the conservation and interpretation of the nation’s most significant collection of lighthouse and lifesaving artifacts. The Maine …
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HARBOUR LIGHTS COLLECTABLE LIGHTHOUSES ON SALE NOW TO BENEFIT MAINE LIGHTHOUSE MUSEUM IN ROCKLAND

By Stanley Metcalf on Dec. 21, 2013, at 3:42 p.m.
HARBOUR LIGHTS LIGHTHOUSES FOR SALE TO BENEFIT MAINE LIGHTHOUSE MUSEUM – CALL TODAY TO RESERVE YOURS! The Maine Lighthouse Museum has an assortment of Beautiful Harbour Lights Lighthouse Replicas that we are offering on a first come first served basis. If you are interested in purchasing any of the following …
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Pick up your last minute Christmas Gifts at the Lighthouse Gift Shop at Maine Lighthouse Museum in Rockland

By Stanley Metcalf on Dec. 18, 2013, at 3:37 p.m.
ONLY 3 SHOPPING DAYS LEFT TO PICK UP SOME LAST MINUTE CHRISTMAS GIFTS AT THE LIGHTHOUSE GIFT SHOP AT MAINE LIGHTHOUSE MUSEUM LOTS OF BEAUTIFUL AND UNIQUE ITEMS MANY MADE IN MAINE WONDERFUL BOOKS FOR CHILDREN & ADULTS BEAUTIFUL HANDMADE JEWELRY CLOTHING NAUTICAL PAINTINGS AND PHOTOGRAPHS MUSEUM MEMBERSHIPS THE MUSEUM …

A SPECIAL PRESENTATION ABOUT THE “FRIENDS OF FLYING SANTA” WITH BRIAN TAGUE AND JEREMEY D’ENTREMONT TO BE FOLLOWED BY A BOOK LAUNCH “LOVE FROM THE SKY -SEAMOND AND THE FLYING SANTA”

By Stanley Metcalf on Nov. 21, 2013, at 3:44 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013 10:34 a.m. to 10:34 a.m. Location: Maine Lighthouse Museum, One Park Drive, Rockland, Maine For more information: Dot Black; 594-3301; mainelighthousemuseum.org THE MAINE LIGHTHOUSE MUSEUM INVITES YOU TO A SPECIAL PRESENTATION BY “FRIENDS OF FLYING SANTA” SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23RD STARTING AT 10 AM Friends of Flying …
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YOU ARE INVITED TO A SPECIAL PRESENTATION BY “FRIENDS OF FLYING SANTA”, SATURDAY, NOV. 23RD AT MAINE LIGHTHOUSE MUSEUM IN ROCKLAND

By Stanley Metcalf on Nov. 12, 2013, at 3:47 p.m.
THE MAINE LIGHTHOUSE MUSEUM INVITES YOU TO A SPECIAL PRESENTATION BY “FRIENDS OF FLYING SANTA” SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 23RD STARTING AT 10 AM Friends of Flying Santa, Inc. was formed in 1997 to help ensure the future of the annual Christmas flights to New England lighthouses. The aerial visits of Flying …
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Join the Maine Lighthouse Museum in Rockland and Help Us Preserve Our World-Class Collection for Future Generations to Enjoy

By Stanley Metcalf on Oct. 31, 2013, at 5:47 p.m.
JOIN THE MAINE LIGHTHOUSE MUSEUM TODAY, HELP US REACH OUR GOAL DURING OUR FALL MEMBERSHIP DRIVE! THE MAINE LIGHTHOUSE MUSEUM IS HOME TO THE LARGEST COLLECTION OF LIGHTHOUSE AND U.S. COAST GUARD ARTIFACTS IN THE NATION. BECOME A MEMBER As part of the Maine Lighthouse Museum’s strategic plan to grow …
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“LIGHTSHIPS’ – A SPECIAL PRESENTATION BY CAPT. ROBERT DINSMORE, USCG RET. AT MAINE LIGHTHOUSE MUSEUM ON SATURDAY, OCT. 12th

By Stanley Metcalf on Oct. 10, 2013, at 11:25 a.m.
A Special Presentation “Lightships” by Captain Robert Dinsmore, USCG Ret. will be held at the Maine Lighthouse Museum on Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 2 pm. A lightship is a floating lighthouse located where a regular lighthouse cannot be constructed. They mostly were stationed off the entrances to ports, or …
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“LIGHTHOUSE LIVING” – A SPECIAL PRESENTATION BY THE ROBICHEAU FAMILY

By Stanley Metcalf on Oct. 02, 2013, at 7:37 p.m.
“Lighthouse Living” a Special Presentation at Maine Lighthouse Museum, One Park Drive, Rockland on Saturday, October 5, 2013 ROCKLAND – Sometimes dreams do come true. Three times the Robicheau family thought how wonderful it would be to live the life of lighthouse keepers and three times those wishes became a …
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The Early Revenue Cutter Service a Special Presentation by James Nelson, Education Coordinator at Maine Maritime Museum

By Stanley Metcalf on Sept. 23, 2013, at 11:04 a.m.
The Maine Lighthouse Museum will be hosting a series of five consecutive lectures on Saturdays, starting on September 21st and running thru October 19th. Each lecture will reference the history of the U.S. Coast Guard from the early Revenue Cutter Service, the U.S. Lifesaving Service, life on a Lightship and …
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Traveling Photography Exhibit “Knox County Through Eastern’s Eye” On Display at Maine Lighthouse Museum in Rockland

By Stanley Metcalf on Sept. 09, 2013, at 3:42 p.m.
Rockland, Maine September 9, 2013 Press Release for Immediate Release The traveling photography exhibit “Knox County Through Eastern’s Eye” has arrived back on the mainland after spending the summer in North Haven. The Maine Lighthouse Museum is the next stop for the exhibit produced by the Penobscot Marine Museum. The …
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Maine Lighthouse Museum announces Five Lecture Series to begin September 21st

By Stanley Metcalf on Sept. 07, 2013, at 11:21 a.m.
The Maine Lighthouse Museum will be hosting a series of five consecutive lectures on Saturdays, starting on September 21st and running thru October 19th. Each lecture will reference the history of the U.S. Coast Guard from the early Revenue Cutter Service, the U.S. Lifesaving Service, life on a Lightship and …
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Rockland Coast Guard City Committee announces recertification as official Coast Guard City.

By Stanley Metcalf on Sept. 04, 2013, at 5:25 p.m.
September 4, 2013 For immediate release Rockland Coast Guard City Committee announces recertification as official Coast Guard City. The Rockland Coast Guard City Committee has announced that it has received official notification of recertification as a designated Coast Guard City through 2018. The acceptance letter was issued by the office …
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CRAFT FAIR TO BENEFIT MAINE LIGHTHOUSE MUSEUM – SEPT. 15, 2013

By Stanley Metcalf on Aug. 24, 2013, at 4:12 p.m.
Don’t miss our Giant Craft Fair at the Maine Lighthouse Museum on Sunday, September 15th from 11 am to 4 pm. Lots of beautiful and unique items made in Maine! Pick up some wonderful items for yourself or as gifts for friends and family. You’ll be helping the museum at …
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MIDCOAST MUSEUM WEEK – JULY 21 – 27, 2013

By Stanley Metcalf on July 18, 2013, at 10:07 a.m.
Midcoast Museum Week July 21 – 27, 2013 A unique learning experience you won’t soon forget! Seven area museums participating Owls Head Transportation Museum will be hosting their Trucks, Tractors and Commercial Vehicles Show on Saturday & Sunday July 20 and 21st.. Coastal Childrens Museum will hold Art Workshops Tuesday …
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JOHN MOCK CONCERT TO BENEFIT MAINE LIGHTHOUSE MUSEUM – FRIDAY, JULY 26, 2013

By Stanley Metcalf on July 07, 2013, at 4:10 p.m.
A MUST SEE! John Mock captures the heritage of the sea with his unique concert presentation of original instrumental compostitions on the guitar, concertina and tin whistle. “John Mock’s pairing of his music with his photography is truly a delight. He has captured the essence of the sea and is …
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2013 Rockland Lobster Boat races

By Stanley Metcalf on June 29, 2013, at 2:07 p.m.
Many thanks for all the help, it takes a team to make these races work….. Special thanks to the Rockland Coast Guard Station, Coast Guard Auxiliary, and Marine Patrol. for keeping the June 16 event safe. Ryan for being the start boat, and Bruce for being the end boat and …

CRAFT FAIR TO BENEFIT MAINE LIGHTHOUSE MUSEUM – JUNE 15, 2013

By Stanley Metcalf on June 07, 2013, at 4:39 p.m.
Saturday, June 15, 2013 11:23 a.m. to 11:23 a.m. Location: Maine Lighthouse Museum, One Park Drive, Rockland, Maine For more information: Dot Black; 594-3301; mainelighthousemuseum.org Join the fun at the Maine Lighthouse Museum! Come to our craft fair on Saturday, June 15th, there will be something for everyone! There will …
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GOT CRAFTS? JOIN US AT THE MAINE LIGHTHOUSE MUSEUM FOR A GREAT CRAFT FAIR ON JUNE 15th

By Stanley Metcalf on May 28, 2013, at 5:58 p.m.
Please let us know if you would like to participate in our craft fair at the museum on June 15th. The event will be held indoors and we provide tables and chairs. All we ask is 10% (or more if you like) of your total sales. If you are interested …
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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT MAINE LIGHTHOUSE MUSEUM IN ROCKLAND

By Stanley Metcalf on May 17, 2013, at 3:56 p.m.
The Maine Lighthouse Museum is in need of volunteers both in the museum and in the Lighthouse Gift Shop! No experience required! Even if you can only volunteer once a week or a few times a month, don’t be afraid to come see us at the museum! We need your …
 
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