Shown here at Marshall Point Lighthouse is Minnie Scovill Allen (sister of Connie Scovill Small) with her husband Charles Whitten Allen. Lighthouse keeper Charles W. Allen had a long and distinguished career in the U.S. Lighthouse Service and the U.S. Coast Guard. Between 1911 and 1946, he served at the following Maine lighthouses: Boon Island, Avery Rock, Eagle Island, Doubling Point, and his last assignment was at Marshall Point Lighthouse where he served from 1933 to 1946. (Courtesy Marshall Point Lighthouse and Museum, Barbara Allen Pruitt collection.)
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