Portland Headlight

Portland Headlight
Nicholas Gervin
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Portland Head has long protected Portland and the adjacent area. Cape Elizabeth residents were deeply committed to American independence from British rule. In 1776, the new Town of Cape Elizabeth posted a guard of eight soldiers at Portland Head to warn citizens of coming British attacks.

Date
August 13, 2011
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Cape Elizabeth
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