Portland Head Light is a historic lighthouse in Cape Elizabeth, Maine sitting on a head of land at the entrance to Portland harbor. Construction began in 1787 at the directive of our first President George Washington, and was completed in 1791. Today, over 220 years of, Portland Head Light stands 80 feet tall and is visible for 28 miles out to sea. This red, white and black topped replica is a fully functional birdhouse featuring two nest boxes with 1. 25" openings (one on each side of the keeper's cottage), a removable back wall for yearly cleaning, drainage, ventilation and unpainted interiors. Item Dimensions: 20? H x 11? W x 13. 875? D.