Chasing Maine: The Light of Lubec

West Quoddy Head Light is the easternmost point in the United States where visitors can see the majestic first light of day.

by | April 11, 2021

As Maine’s easternmost point, Lubec holds a unique position as the country’s “first light.” With drone and time-lapse footage, this pictorial essay highlights the stunning beauty of the West Quoddy Head Light. The lighthouse draws more than 26,000 visitors each year.

Chasing Maine is a biweekly video series that explores Maine from a distinct visual perspective. Join veteran Maine journalist and storyteller Roger McCord as he chases the people, places and things that define the unique character of the Pine Tree State. Subscribe to the Chasing Maine playlist on YouTube.

Roger McCord

Roger McCord

Roger McCord has had a wide-ranging career in journalism, spanning the gamut from writing/reporting to daily news photography to working on various news desks as an editor. The most recent incarnation is in video production – usually brief features and mini-documentaries in and about Maine.