Casco Bay Lighthouses and Portland Observatory

by Stephen T. Lyons (Garda)
Casco Bay Lighthouses and Portland ObservatoryA brief full color photographic history of the lighthouses in Casco Bay and the Portland Observatory, Portland Maine. The book includes:

1791 Portland Head Lighthouse
1807 Portland Observatory
1828 Cape Elizabeth Lighthouse, East & West Towers “Two Lights”
1855 Portland Breakwater Lighthouse “Bug Light”
1871 Halfway Rock Lighthouse
1897 Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse
1905 Ram Island Lighthouse

About the author, Stephen Lyons “Garda”

Stephen’s ancestors arrived in Plymouth in the 1600s and later Boston, Massachusetts, and Portland, Maine. A native of Portland, Maine, he knows intimately the meaning of living and working in Maine. He is a US Marine Corps Veteran, and earned his graduate degree from Boston University. After thirty years in government and five years in education, he retired to pursue his love of history. Over the years he has shared his passion for history with over 70,000 tourists, students, and civic organizations from all over the world. For the past ten years he has been a docent at the museum at Portland Head Lighthouse, and is currently a historical guide for Portland Harbor Water Tours, sharing his extensive knowledge and love of Casco Bay, the Portland Observatory, and Casco Bay’s seven lighthouses. When not on the waters of Casco Bay, Stephen enjoys spending time with his wife, four daughters, sons-in-law, and grandchildren.

Product Details

26 pages, 8×8, full color.
To charter historic tours of Casco Bay, purchase books and other merchandise, or book speaking engagements, contact Stephen Lyons “Garda”:

Services Provided

Book design and layout by Grace Peirce