Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, Bristol

Commissioned by President John Quincy Adams in 1827, Pemaquid Point Lighthouse was the first structure of its kind to be featured on American currency. The keeper's house serves as a museum exhibiting artifacts related to the area's maritime history. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Bristol holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Pemaquid Point Lighthouse and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • this end-of -the-road destination is completely satisfying for any lighthouse aficionado. It's stark beauty is a real Wyeth painting, and it has lovely flat rocks by the shore to climb on. A great pla...  more »
  • Maine has some beautiful lighthouses but this one is one of my favorites. The location is wonderful and the rocks are to pretty. I could sit here for hours! You can also climb to the top of the lighth...  more »
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  • Cutest lighthouse. It's on the state quarter. Nice little museum with a gift shop next door. Gorgeous views and photo opportunities in a wonderful area
  • This is a lovely park at the edge (duh) of the ocean. You get incredible views of the ocean and the shelf -- that famous "rocky Maine coast." There are a couple of picnic benches, and art gallery inside the park. There's a museum in what used to be the light-keeper's house. Wonderful day trip for those of us who live here, and absolutely worth a visit from all lighthouse fans. I got my first stamp in my Lighthouse Passport at Pemaquid Light.

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