Fort Williams in the News

  • June 10, 2015

    Family Fun Day returns Saturday in Cape Elizabeth – The Forecaster

    Family Fun Day returns Saturday in Cape Elizabeth. Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at 3:10 pm. CAPE ELIZABETH — A full day, and night, of fun is scheduled for the annual Family Fun Day on Saturday, June 13, at Fort Williams Park.

  • April 21, 2015

    Gelato Cart Returns to Fort Williams Park This Summer

    Glorious news for fans of a cold treat on a hot day: Old Port shop Gorgeous Gelato co-owner Donato Giovine confirmed for Eater that the company's food cart would return to Fort Williams Park this year after a two season hiatus. "This summer, we will...

  • January 12, 2015

    Online Registration for 2015 TD Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race Set for March 12 and 13

    The race begins near the Crescent Beach entrance on Route 77, winds along tree-lined streets and past breathtaking ocean vistas, and ends in Fort Williams Park at the historic Portland Head Light, the most photographed lighthouse in the world. In 2014 ...

  • January 9, 2015

    Computer crash kills Head Light sales

    The museum also collected $33,000 in parking fees from tour buses entering Fort Williams Park. However, that money goes to the town for its capital improvement fund covering the entire 50-acre park and does not accrue directly to the Head Light.