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England’s Orfordness Lighthouse could fall victom to erosion Orfordness Lighthouse on Orford Ness, in Suffolk, England, was decommissioned in 2013 because of the encroaching sea. The 98-foot-tall brick tower was completed in 1792. After decommissioning, the lighthouse was purchased by the Orfordness Lighthouse Trust. Under the Trust’s stewardship, volunteers have placed gravel-filled bags to help… Continue reading Lighthouse News of the Week

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Lighthouse News of the Week

New USLHS podcast “Light Hearted” premieres on Monday, June 3! Check this space this coming Monday, June 3, for the premiere of the new U.S. Lighthouse Society podcast Light Hearted. In the first installment, host Jeremy D’Entremont interviews Sophie Blackall, author/illustrator of the Caldecott Medal winning children’s book Hello Lighthouse. Jeremy and co-host Cindy Johnson… Continue reading Lighthouse News of the Week

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California Department of Parks and Recreation requests $12.2 million for Pigeon Point Light Station A budget request for the California Department of Parks and Recreation was recently submitted to the State Legislature. Included in the request is $12.2 million for stabilization and rehabilitation of Pigeon Point Light Station near Pescadero. The tower has been closed… Continue reading Lighthouse News of the Week

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Save the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse

Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse was built in 1875. It has been a beacon on Chesapeake Bay keeping boaters safe from the Thomas Point Shoal. This iconic lighthouse is the last surviving screwpile lighthouse on Chesapeake Bay and has been a National Historic Landmark since 1999. The lighthouse was transferred to the City of Annapolis, the… Continue reading Save the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse