Portland Breakwater Light

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Portland Harbor, Portland, ME, USA
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Portland Breakwater Light (Bug Light) Apr 04, 2008
Portland Breakwater Light, more commonly referred to as Bug Light, is a teeny beacon in Portland Harbor. A 24-foot high granite tower built in 1875 (first version was erected in 1855), it doesn't look too distinct - but is supposed to have been based on an ancient Athenian structure (the Choragic monument of Lysicrates).

The light was doused during WWII to provide cover for the Atlantic Fleet harbored here and only got switched back on in 2002.
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