Lighthouses of New England
Built in 1826, Owls Head Light is located in Owls Head at the entrance of Rockland Harbor on Western Penobscot Bay. Its stout structure doesn't prevent it from doing its job, as the lighthouse is situated on a hill about 100 feet above the water. The light is equipped with a powerful fog signal -- however, that hasn't always been the case. Keeper Augustus Hammer's dog is credited with saving a distressed mailboat in the 1930s by barking continuously when the fog bell was buried in snow.
*Not open to the public.