Contact Information for
American Lighthouse Foundation (ALF) Chapters for New England Lighthouses

Owls head light, home of American Lighthouse Foundation

Headquarters of American Lighthouse Foundation
Owls Head Lighthouse

American Lighthouse Foundation
Preservation of Our New England Lighthouses

The American Lighthouse Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving American's historic lighthouses, headquartered in Rockland, Maine. ALF and its chapters have stewardship responsibility for 22 of America's lighthouses, most in New England, and has invested over $2.5 million dollars in lighthouse preservation over the past decade. Volunteers and donations are always appreciated to help preserve our lighthouses.

American Lighthouse Foundation
P.O. Box 565
Rockland, ME 04841
Tel. (207) 594-4174
american lighthouse foundation logo

The America Lighthouse Foundation has moved its headquarters to Owl's Head Lighthouse in Rockland, Maine. Below is a list of lighthouses the ALF owns and is responsible for their care and preservation. Some are also supported by ALF New England Chapters.

 

 

 

 

American Lighthouse Foundation Chapters

Below are designated New England ALF Chapters and the lighthouses they help to maintain. Note: In the Exploring Lighthouses section of this website, you can find contact information for every lighthouse.

Connecticut Lighthouse Preservation Chapters

 

Avery Point Lighthouse
Avery Point Lighthouse Society
P.O. Box 1552
Groton, CT 06340

www.averypointlight.com

avery point light


New London Ledge Lighthouse
New London Ledge Lighthouse Foundation
P.O. Box 855
New London, CT 06320
Email -  info@ledgelighthouse.org

www.ledgelighthouse.org
new london ledge light

 

 

Rhode Island Lighthouse Preservation Chapters

Dutch Island Lighthouse
Dutch Island Lighthouse Society
P.O. Box 435
Saudertown, RI 02874
Email - DilsContact@gmail.com

Dutch Island Lighthouse Society

dutch is light


Pomham Rocks Lighthouse
Friends of Pomham Rocks Light
P.O. Box 15121
Riverside, RI 02915

Email: pomhamrockslighthouse@yahoo.com

pomham rocks light

 

 

Massachusetts Lighthouse Preservation Chapters

Race Point Lighthouse
c/o Cape Cod Chapter
P.O. Box 565
Rockland, ME 04841
Tel: 855-722-3959

racepointlighthouse.org

race point light

 

Long Point Lighthouse
c/o Cape Cod Chapter
P.O. Box 565
Rockland, ME 04841
Tel: 855-722-3959

racepointlighthouse.org

long point light

 

Wood End Lighthouse
c/o Cape Cod Chapter
P.O. Box 565
Rockland, ME 04841
Tel: 855-722-3959

racepointlighthouse.org

wood end light

 

Nauset Lighthouse
Nauset Light Preservation Society
P.O. Box 941
Eastham, MA 02642
Phone: (508) 240-2612
Nauset Lighthouse


 

New Hampshire Lighthouse Preservation Chapter

 

Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse
Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouses
P.O. Box 8232
Portsmouth, NH 03802-5092

TEL: (603) 431-9155

www.portsmouthharborlighthouse.org/

portsmouth light

 

White Island (Isles of Shoals) Lighthouse
(ALF Affiliate)
The Lighthouse Kids
Tel. Northhampton Schools (603) 964-5501

www.lighthousekids.com

white island light

 

 

Maine Lighthouse Preservation Chapters

 

Wood Island Lighthouse
Friends of Wood Island Lighthouse
P.O. Box 26
Biddeford Pool, ME 04006

www.woodislandlighthouse.org

wood island light

 

Whaleback Lighthouse
Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouses
P.O. Box 8232
Portsmouth, NH 03802-5092

TEL: (603) 431-9155

www.portsmouthharborlighthouse.org

whaleback light

 

Perkins Island Lighthouse
Friends of Perkins Island Lighthouse
P.O. Box 565
Rockland, ME 04841

Phone: (207) 594-4174

perkins island light

 

Pemaquid Point Lighthouse
Friends of Pemaquid
Point Lighthouse
PO Box 367
Damariscotta, ME 04543-0367

Keeper’s House Rental Apartment (7)- the rental apartment in the Keeper’s House is available to rent year-round for $1,500/week (or $250/night in the off-season). Please contact L. Dewey Chase Rentals for more information or reservations at rentals@ldchase.com or #(207) 677-2100.

Visit the keepr's house, now the Fisherman's Museum at  www.thefishermensmuseum.org for additional information, photographs and archival documents relating to the history of Bristol and the Pemaquid area. 

pemaquid light

 

Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse
Friends of Rockland Harbor Lights
P.O. Box 741
Rockland, ME 04841
(207) 542-7574

www.rocklandharborlights.org

rockland breakwater light

 

Owls Head Lighthouse
Friends of Rockland Harbor Lights
P.O. Box 741
Rockland, ME 04841
(207) 542-7574

www.rocklandharborlights.org

owls head light

 

Little River Lighthouse
Friends of Little River Lighthouse
P.O. Box 565
Rockland, ME 04841
Phone: 877-276-4682

www.littleriverlight.org

The lighthouse is also available for overnight stays during the summer months.

little river light

 

Burnt Coat Harbor (Hockamock Head) Lighthouse
Friends of Swans Island Lighthouse
(ALF Affiliate)
Town of Swan’s Island
PO Box 11
125 Harbor Road
Swan’s Island, ME 04685

The keeper’s house is completely restored and is open to the public in the summer months, with historic exhibits and a small art gallery.
Visit www.burntcoatharborlight.com for the latest information on days and hours. There is also an apartment in the keeper’s house, available for rental by the week from mid-June through September. Check it out at www.burntcoatharborlight.com/rent-the-keepers-house-apartment/
burnt coat harbor light

 

 

Other Lighthouse Resources and Organizations

New England Lighthouse Lovers (NELL)

Organization involved in many aspects of lighthouse and maritime history, including education, and raising funds for lighthouse preservation and restoration.

Phone: (617) 697-3325
Email: lms12356@gmail.com

 

United States Lighthouse Society - Home Page

 

 

 

My 300-page book, Lighthouses and Coastal Attractions of Southern New England: Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts, provides special human interest stories from each of the 92 lighthouses, along with plenty of indoor and outdoor coastal attractions and tours. There is also contact information for various lighthouse societies, American Lighthouse Foundation Chapters, and other lighthouse affiliations in New England.

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book of lighthouses, tours, attractions, and contact information in southern New England

 

 

 

 

My 300-page book (with over 360 images), Lighthouses and Coastal Attractions of Northern New England: New Hampshire, Maine, and Vermont, provides human interest stories from each of the 76 lighthouses, along with plenty of coastal attractions and tours near each beacon, and contact info to plan your special trips. There is also contact information for various American Lighthouse Foundation Chapters, and other lighthouse affiliations in New England.

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book northern New England lighthouses, tours, attractions, with contact information