The turning points in lives are not the great moments. The real crises are often concealed occurrences so trivial in appearance they pass unobserved. George Washington
Portland Head Lighthouse in Maine Portland Head Lighthouse is one of the “Most Photographed Lighthouses.” Built in 1791, Portland Lighthouse was the first lighthouse completed under President George Washington. His Secretary of Treasury, Alexander Hamilton, personally administered lighthouses. Poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, a native of Portland Maine, visited Portland Head Lighthouse several times.