Monthly Archives: June 2007

Nubble Rock and Lighthouse damage estimated at $1 million

blognubble On June 26, 2007, Engineers inspected the Lighthouse site to assess the damage to Nubble Rock and the Lighthouse. The damage to York, Maine Nubble Rock and Cape Neddick Light Station from the April 16, 2007 Patriots Day Nor’easter has been estimated at $1 million to repair.

Surprisingly, Nubble Lighthouse, one of the most photographed sites in Maine, sustained minor damage. The Keeper’s House roof shingles were blown-off.

Yet, Nubble Rock, a small rocky island, did not escape the fury of the violent coastal storm that caused extensive erosion and major damage to the island’s boatramp, boathouse, and the stairway to the Light tower. A 30-feet wide section of the island slid onto the rocks below and the land under the stairway was severely eroded.

Michael Sullivan, Parks Director, noted the storm was one of the worst he has seen in 30 years. The first major project is to protect the island from further land erosion and repair the 41-step stairway to the Lighthouse before another major storm strikes the coast.

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For more information about Nubble Rock Lighthouse, please click on the photo of this post.

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For Map Directions, please visit the Google Map of Nubble Light

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Northwest Lighthouses

28 outstanding Lighthouse Photos by Obi Tony Kenobi which can be used as Desktop Wallpaper! All large photos are sized to a 1024 x 768 screen resolution.

Obi’s Lighthouse Photos are Must See PC and PicLens, a free Browser Plugin, enhances the viewing experience!

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Planning a Lighthouse Trip?

blogboston Guides to all existing New England Lighthouses from Portland, Maine to Rhode Island have been reviewed and updated with Google Map High-def Satellite Imagery links showing the location of your favorite Lighthouses.

The New England Regional Lighthouse Guide has been online for seven years helping visitors plan regional Lighthouse trips with travel direction, regional Lighthouse maps, Lighthouse Cruise links, original Lighthouse photos, and more.

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Point Judith Park

blogjudith On June 21, 2007, The Rhode Island Trust for Public Land signed an agreement to purchase 5 acres to protect Point Judith Park popularly known as the Rose Nulman Park. The Park, with 700-feet of shoreline, is adjacent to the historic Point Judith Lighthouse and offers scenic oceanfront vistas and a distant view of Block Island.

The park is also a popular bass fishing, surfing, and bird-watching site.

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PicLens: Full-screen Photos

piclens2 PicLens, a free plugin for Safari and Firefox Web Browser, Media RSS has been added to our New England Lighthouse Wallpaper photo albums allowing visitors to browse our Lighthouse photos in full screen and play a Full-screen slideshow. A impressive Cinematic View for viewing photos on the Web!

To view Lighthouse photos in full screen, please install the PicLens Plugin.

Quick-start guide: Full-screen Slideshows are activated by clicking the icon that appears in the lower left corner of a thumbnail on supported sites. You can navigate by using the onscreen slideshow controls or your Apple Remote. To exit out of the slideshow and return to your browser window, press the escape key.

or visit PicLens: Learn More for using PicLens.

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