Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse, New Castle

A chapter of the American Lighthouse Foundation, caring for two historic lighthouses in New Castle, NH (Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse), and Kittery, ME (Whaleback Lighthouse).
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  • I am biased...I was born in this little island town. Non commercial, on Portsmouth Harbor, great views to the Isles of Shoals, fun to walk in this historic town that was incorporated in 1623 and Ports...  more »
  • Lovely view from New Castle Beach/Great Islamd Common, New Castle, NH. Beautiful area. Can also see Whaleback Lighthouse  more »
  • As I said I only saw the lighthouse from the water, but it looked like a nice place to visit so I think I will go for a visit this sunday.  more »
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  • New England Lighthouse in New Hampshire so I like it more then the old NH Fort. Mosquitoes out on hot days too!! + The Coast Guard has some weird'os.
  • Went here late in May. It was still cold but a great place to visit.
  • This place was ok, needs a little fixing up or maintenance. I wish we could have more access to the older fort on the hill.
  • Excellent tour on Sundays, friendly volunteers, and beautiful views from the top
  • It isn't listed anywhere, but this place can only be accessed on Sunday. I walked in on Wednesday only to find no trespassing USCG signs every way leading to the lighthouse. I talked to a guy that walked out of the USCG headquarters and he told me that's the only day you can visit it. You can still walk into historic Fort Constitution, just can't get to the lighthouse.

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