Record ID: 202

Site Name

Monhegan Island

Type

Islands

Description

11 miles off the coast of Maine, Monhegan Island is 2 miles long. It may have been visited by Verrazzano in 1524 on his way back to France. Its lighthouse dates from 1824. Has since the 19th century attracted artists as well as summer vacationers.

Rockwell Kent (1882-1971); Hermitage Museum [Image Id: 1524]
Rockwell Kent (1882-1971); Hermitage Museum [Image Id: 1524]