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    The calendar may say spring, but signs of winter were still clinging to this scene at Fort Williams Park in Cape Elizabeth on March 30, 2015. The Park is the site of Portland Head Light, Maine's first lighthouse. It was commissioned by George Washington, and built in 1791.

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    Sumac leaves beginning to turn with the lighthouse in the background on Oct. 2, 2014

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    Jose Navarro, left, and Alejandro Posada, both visiting Maine from Medellin, Columbia, take photos of Portland Head Light, reportedly the most photographed lighthouse in America, from the high wall of a gun battery at Fort Williams Park on Aug. 11, 2014

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    The lighthouse photographed from the air on April 17, 2014.

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    Rulon Simmons of Rochester, NY uses his medium format camera to catch the beam of Portland Head Light slicing through persistent fog at dusk on June 2, 2004. Fred J. Field/Staff Photographer

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    The Coast Guard training ship Eagle passes Portland Head Light as she leads a parade of sailing ships into Portland Harbor on July 28, 2000. David McDonald/Staff Photographer

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    Portland Head Light is the backdrop as runners and spectators make their way up the hill following the annual Beach to Beacon road race on August 5, 2006. Shawn Patrick Ouellette/Staff Photographer

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    Sailboats make their way past the lighthouse on Aug. 14, 2004. Shawn Patrick Ouellette/Staff Photographer

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    Making the most of a sunny autumn day John Snyder does a little rock climbing with the lighthouse as a backdrop on Oct. 6, 2003. Herb Swanson/Staff Photographer

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    The lighthouse as winter turns to spring on March 26, 2008. Jack Milton/Staff Photographer

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    The US Navy Blue Angels fly by the lighthouse enroute to the Brunswick Naval Air Station for the last air show in Brunswick on Sept. 2, 2008. John Patriquin/Staff Photographer

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    Visitors walk around Portland Head Light during Open Lighthouse Day Sept. 12, 2009. Shawn Patrick Ouellette/Staff Photographer

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    A wreath adorns the lighthouse in December, 2009. Gordon Chibroski/Staff Photographer

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    Emily Leonard Trenholm of Bangor paints the lighthouse for the Paint for Preservation 2010 3rd Annual Wet Paint Auction, July 18, 2010. Shawn Patrick Ouellette/Staff Photographer

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    Steve Perakis from Shelby, Michigan, enjoys the rainy weather around the Portland Head Light with his nephew, Nicholas Drake, 6, on Aug. 25, 2010. Gordon Chibroski/Staff Photographer

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    A view of the craggy coastline around Portland Head Light on Sept. 10, 2010. Sean Patrick Ouellette/Staff Photographer

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    The lighthouse tower on Sept. 10, 2010. Sean Patrick Ouellette/Staff Photographer

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    The lighthouse seen from a hill top at Fort Williams Park during a snowstorm on Jan. 21, 2011. John Ewing/Staff Photographer

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    Pre-dawn light gives a bluish cast to a fresh dusting of snow near Portland Head Light on Dec. 3, 2002, revealing footprints of passersby. Fred J. Field/Staff Photographer

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    Aubrey Hutchinson, 8 of Litchfield, and Robert Brown of Jefferson, walk near Portland Head Light during Saturday's "Goth Fly A Kite" Event at Fort Williams Park on June 1, 2013. Carl D. Walsh/Staff Photographer

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    An aerial view of the lighthouse on August 17, 2013. Gabe Souza/Staff Photographer

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    The lighthouse on March 1, 2005, before it got a much-needed fresh coat of paint. Jack Milton/Staff Photographer

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    An ice encrusted fence frames a view of Portland Head Light a blizzard on Feb. 14, 2014. John Ewing/Staff photographer

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    A banner of Joan Benoit Samuelson hangs on Portland Head Light during the TD Beach to Beacon 10K road race on Aug. 2, 2014. Tim Greenway/Staff Photographer

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    Arthur Johnson (top) and Tom Koniczney take advantage of today's clear weather to repaint the Portland Head Light on Nov. 30, 1995

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    The full moon rises through a wintry sky beyond the lighthouse on Feb. 7, 2001. Fred J. Field/Staff Photographer

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