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Pemaquid Point Lighthouse 1827-National Register of Historic Places 1985
The Oil House was built in 1896 to hold the oil which fueled the lighthouse lamps. A tender would sail as close to the rocks as possible, send a heavy line ashore and transfer the oil.
The Bell House was built in 1897 to contain the two Shipman fog-signal engines which operated the fog bell. In 1899 these engines were replaced by a Stevens Striking Machine and a wooden tower was built to accommodate the weights which activated t…
Near this site on August 14, 1635,John Cogswell and family fromWestbury Leigh, Wiltshire, England,first set foot in America.They arrived on the ship Angel Gabriel,which was wrecked here on thefollowing day in a violent storm. Thefamily settled in …
Near this site on August 15, 1635Ralph Blaisdell and familywere shipwrecked.The ship was the Angel Gabrielbound from Bristol, Englandto Pemaquid.From here the familywent to York, Maineand later to Salisbury,Massachusetts.