Life in a Lighthouse

Great Point Light. Courtesy Wikimedia Commons.

A wonderful article in the Bangor Daily News focuses on Marla Haskins Rogers of Owls Head, Maine, who recounts what life was like growing up in various New England lighthouses, including the famed Owls Head Lighthouse off Bar Harbor, Boston Harbor Light, and Great Point and Sankaty Head Lighthouses on Nantucket.

As one might guess, life in a lighthouse was not easy, especially during winter, and the article describes through an interview with Rogers the various hardships she endured, as well as the joys of living year-round in such close proximity to the ocean and the New England coast.

Read: Bangor Daily News Article