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Portland Breakwater Lighthouse, Northeast end of Portland Breakwater, Portland Harbor, South Portland, Cumberland County, ME

Portland Breakwater Lighthouse, Northeast end of Portland Breakwater, Portland Harbor, South Portland, Cumberland County, ME

 
 
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Summary

Significance: This Greek Revival structure was first built in 1855 and rebuilt in 1875. It is constructed of cast-iron plate, its bolted joined covered by cast-iron Corinthian columns, cornices, and cresting. The structure was abandoned in 1943.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-52
Survey number: HABS ME-112
Building/structure dates: 1875 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1889 Subsequent Work

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Date

1933 - 1970
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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
U.S. Coast Guard
Walter, Thomas Ustick
Peterich, Gerda
Burr, Edw.
Green, Samuel M
Reeves, F Blair
Braun, Wolfgang G
DeSilets, Robert L
Peacock, Thomas E
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Location

South Portland43.64147, -70.24088
Google Map of 43.6414716, -70.2408811
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Source

Library of Congress
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Copyright info

No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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