It was never a lighthouse

The distinctive 60-foot-tall pyramid on Stage Island was erected in 1825 as a “day mark” to help mariners navigate Saco Harbor, Maine. Think of it as a buoy, they say, even before the gulls.


Here’s how it looks from the Biddeford Pool side of the bay.

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