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Abbie Burgess kept the light burning in Matinicus Rock Lighthouse in Maine for a 21 days in 1856 after a violent storm, during which she saved her mother and sisters while her father was stranded on the mainland. She was 16 years old. Two children's books were written about Abbie Burgess, Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie and Abbie Against the Storm. A Coast Guard buoy tender based in Rockland is also named after her.

Abbie Burgess kept the light burning in Matinicus Rock Lighthouse in Maine for a 21 days in 1856 after a violent storm, during which she saved her mother and sisters while her father was stranded on the mainland. She was 16 years old. Two children's books were written about Abbie Burgess, Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie and Abbie Against the Storm. A Coast Guard buoy tender based in Rockland is also named after her.

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Matinicus Rock Light, Maine

Matinicus Rock Light, Maine

Maine Lighthouse Clips 1 - YouTube

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