Isle au Haut

Lighthouses

ubecighthouses are symbols of protection, of coming and leaving home. Many were built in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, when the government wanted to encourage safe passage for trade ships along the coast. Today over 60 beacons line … Continue reading

Matinicus Island

FEATURE-June 2010By Jason BrownPhotographs by Michael HeikoMaps by Jennifer Judd-Mcgee Out past Isle au Haut, past Monhegan, past Metinic, approximately 22 miles out in the middle of the Gulf of Maine, sits Matinicus Island, a 750-acre granite tooth covered with … Continue reading