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Light Hearted Ep 6 – Anne E. Witsenburg, California Lighthouse in Aruba

Join host jeremy D’Entremont and co-host Cindy Johnson at New Hampshire’s Exeter Inn as they discuss the Kõpu Lighthouse on the Estonian Island of Hiiumaa, originally built in 1531. It’s the third oldest operating lighthouse in the world. The featured interview is with Anne E. Witsenburg of Monumentsfund Aruba, the organization that manages the California… Continue reading Light Hearted Ep 6 – Anne E. Witsenburg, California Lighthouse in Aruba

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Light Hearted – Ep. 5, Bob Trapani Jr., American Lighthouse Foundation

In episode five of Light Hearted, host Jeremy D’Entremont and co-host Cindy Johnson discuss the Hook Lighthouse in Ireland in the history segment. There’s also the usual trivia question with prizes. The featured interview is with Bob Trapani, Jr. Since 2005, Bob has served as the executive director of the American Lighthouse Foundation, a nonprofit… Continue reading Light Hearted – Ep. 5, Bob Trapani Jr., American Lighthouse Foundation

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Light Hearted – Ep 4, Whitehead Light Station, Nobska Point Light

In this installment of Light Hearted, we meet Ben Swan and Gigi Lirot of Whitehead Light Station, on an 80-acre island in Midcoast Maine. Whitehead offers three-to-five-day programs that focus on a variety of subjects and activities taught by an instructor. Ben Swan is the executive director, and Gigi Lirot is the island manager for… Continue reading Light Hearted – Ep 4, Whitehead Light Station, Nobska Point Light

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Light Hearted – Special Edition: Eric S. Martin, Florida Reef Lights

The entire content of this special edition of Light Hearted is an interview with Eric S. Martin, who is president of the Florida Keys Reef Lights Foundation and a board member of the Florida Lighthouse Association. The conversation ranges from the history of the Florida Reef lights and the difficulties involved with their preservation, to… Continue reading Light Hearted – Special Edition: Eric S. Martin, Florida Reef Lights

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Light Hearted – Ep. 3, Dolly Bicknell, Roman Lighthouse at Dover

In this episode, host Jeremy D’Entremont is joined by co-host Michelle Jewell Shaw of Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouses , recent winner of a volunteerism award from the American Lighthouse Foundation. The lighthouse history segment focuses on the ancient Roman lighthouse in Dover, England, and the ruins of the Roman lighthouse at Leptis Magna in… Continue reading Light Hearted – Ep. 3, Dolly Bicknell, Roman Lighthouse at Dover

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Light Hearted – Ep 2, Chad Kaiser, “Light at the Edge of the World”

In episode 2 of the podcast, host Jeremy D’Entremont interviews Chad Kaiser, general manager of the New Dungeness Light Station in Sequim, Washington. Chad is also a lampist (Fresnel lens expert) and preservationist, and a “part two” of this interview will be heard in a future episode. Chad and Jeremy (why does that sound familiar?)… Continue reading Light Hearted – Ep 2, Chad Kaiser, “Light at the Edge of the World”