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Wayne Wheeler to be Keynote Speaker at International Lighthouse Conference

wayne Wheller at Pigeon Point ca 1994
Wayne Wheeler founded the U.S. Lighthouse Society in 1984. Photo of Wayne at Pigeon Point Lighthouse courtesy Society Archives

U.S. Lighthouse Society President Wayne Wheeler will present “The History of Lighthouses: From Bonfires to Satellites” as the keynote address at the International Lighthouse Conference. Entitled “From Pharos to the Future!,” the conference is to take place on Mackinac Island, Michigan, May 20-22, 2018.

The conference will begin with a lighthouse cruise to Mackinac Island narrated by Great Lakes lighthouse expert Terry Pepper. Seventeen presentations will make up the program at the spectacular historic Grand Hotel which is offering lodging at special rates. It will be a wonderful opportunity to meet and interact with key players in the lighthouse preservation community.

The conference has been organized by the Michigan Lighthouse Alliance. Reserve your place before it’s too late!

Submitted by Candace Clifford, March 15, 2018

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