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Lighthouse News of the Week – May 14, 2021

Two iconic Rhode Island Lighthouses available to new owners They are landmarks: Beavertail Lighthouse and Watch Hill Lighthouse in Rhode Island. Now the U.S. Coast Guard is transferring their ownership. First dibs go to the nonprofits or state and local governments that have been running them for decades. But any qualified applicant can make a… Continue reading Lighthouse News of the Week – May 14, 2021

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Watch Hill Lighthouse, Rhode Island, to be transferred under the NHLPA

Watch Hill Lighthouse in Westerly, Rhode Island, will be conveyed under the National Historic Lighthouse Preservation Act of 2000 (NHLPA). The NHLPA provides for disposal of historic lighthouses to eligible entities, which includes non-profit corporations. This light station is being made available at no cost to eligible entities defined as federal agencies, state and local… Continue reading Watch Hill Lighthouse, Rhode Island, to be transferred under the NHLPA

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Beavertail Lighthouse, Rhode Island, to be transferred under the NHLPA

Beavertail Lighthouse in Jamestown, Rhode Island, will be conveyed under the National Historic Lighthouse Preservation Act of 2000 (NHLPA). The NHLPA provides for disposal of historic lighthouses to eligible entities, which includes non-profit corporations. This light station is being made available at no cost to eligible entities defined as federal agencies, state and local agencies,… Continue reading Beavertail Lighthouse, Rhode Island, to be transferred under the NHLPA

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Cleveland Harbor West Pierhead Light, Ohio, to be transferred under the NHLPA

Cleveland Harbor West Pierhead Light in Ohio will be conveyed under the National Historic Lighthouse Preservation Act of 2000 (NHLPA). The NHLPA provides for disposal of historic lighthouses to eligible entities, which includes non-profit corporations. This light station is being made available at no cost to eligible entities defined as federal agencies, state and local… Continue reading Cleveland Harbor West Pierhead Light, Ohio, to be transferred under the NHLPA

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Duluth Harbor North Pierhead Lighthouse, Minnesota, to be transferred under the NHLPA

Duluth Harbor North Pierhead Light in Duluth, Minnesota, will be conveyed under the National Historic Lighthouse Preservation Act of 2000 (NHLPA). The NHLPA provides for disposal of historic lighthouses to eligible entities, which includes non-profit corporations. This light station is being made available at no cost to eligible entities defined as federal agencies, state and… Continue reading Duluth Harbor North Pierhead Lighthouse, Minnesota, to be transferred under the NHLPA

Event · Overnight Accommodation

“Stay at a Lighthouse” Virtual program Saturday, May 15, 2021, 4 p.m. (Eastern)

Fortunately for lighthouse aficionados, there are a variety ofopportunities to stay overnight at lighthouses around the U.S., inCanada, and in countries around the world. The nature of theaccommodations can vary widely, from bed and breakfast inns to hostelsto volunteer “keeper” situations. In this program we’ll meet ownersand managers of these properties from around the world. There… Continue reading “Stay at a Lighthouse” Virtual program Saturday, May 15, 2021, 4 p.m. (Eastern)

Light Hearted

Light Hearted special edition – Michigan’s haunted lighthouses w/ Dianna Stampfler and Nick Korstad

Listen to the podcast episode with this player: Dianna Stampfler has written countless articles for many Michigan travel and culture periodicals. In August 2004, she launched Promote Michigan to help market the people, places, and products of her home state. Dianna has also been researching Michigan’s lighthouses for more than 10 years. In 2019, she… Continue reading Light Hearted special edition – Michigan’s haunted lighthouses w/ Dianna Stampfler and Nick Korstad

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Light Hearted ep 118 – John Huggins & Dan Romanchik, Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society

The Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society, or ARLHS, was formed in 2000. The ARLHS is devoted to maritime communications, amateur radio, lighthouses, and lightships. Its members travel to lighthouses around the world where they operate amateur radio equipment at or near the light stations. Other goals of the ARLHS include working to increase public awareness of… Continue reading Light Hearted ep 118 – John Huggins & Dan Romanchik, Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society

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Light Hearted Special Emergency Edition – Saving East Brother Light Station, CA

The light station on East Brother Island in Richmond, California, was established in 1874 . After nearly a century as a staffed light station, East Brother was automated and destaffed in the summer of 1969. The building deteriorated for a decade until the Coast Guard granted a license for restoration to a new nonprofit organization,… Continue reading Light Hearted Special Emergency Edition – Saving East Brother Light Station, CA