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Tips from locals
According to USA Today, "Those seeking great views of Portland and Casco Bay may want to check out the Portland Observatory, one of the earliest lighthouses in the city with a fantastic 360 degree view of the surrounding metropolis." Definitely a must see!
America's last standing maritime signal tower. Breathtaking views. Newly restored.
For some of the best views of the harbor, head to the historic Portland Observatory, the country's last standing maritime signal tower.
You can see all of Portland and the Harbor. Cool place on the Eastern Prom
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