• Dave Harmon, PW editor

Photogenic lighthouse now part of Acadia NP

Ownership of Bass Harbor Head Light on Mount Desert Island has been transferred from the U.S. Coast Guard to Acadia National Park, a move that should lead to improved public access as well as greater public education about the site’s historical significance.

The National Park Service made the announcement Wednesday, saying the transfer includes five historic buildings on two acres of land.

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