We live on the 45th Parallel

Marker along U.S. 1’s coastal route in Perry adjacent to Eastport.

We’re halfway between the Equator and the North Pole. It means we have some of the longest winter nights in the continental U.S. and some of the longest days in summer.

As well as the shortest winter days and shortest summer nights.

Quite simply, we’re not just further east than the rest of the continental U.S. but also further north. Take a look at the map, if you must.

Here’s the full inscription.

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