Fort Williams in the News

  • September 25, 2017

    Special manager considered for Fort Williams Park – Press Herald

    He said he hopes to schedule a meeting with both the Fort Williams Park Committee and the Fort Williams Park Foundation in the next few months to discuss issues further. “My hope is that we can get ahead of the (park's) next busy season before sprin  More...

  • April 13, 2014

    Fort Williams Park — home of Portland Head Light — may soon be smoke free

    CAPE ELIZABETH (AP) — One of Maine's most popular tourist destinations may soon be smoke-free. The Cape Elizabeth Town Council is holding a hearing Monday to discuss a proposal to ban tobacco use at Fort Williams Park — home of Portland Head Light.

  • September 29, 2012

    5 free things to do in and around Portland, Maine

    It became automated in 1989 and is now owned by the town of Cape Elizabeth. The lighthouse is the premier attraction at Fort Williams Park, a six-mile drive from Portland. Besides the lighthouse, the park has oceanside cliffs, walking trails, open fiel...