The U.S. Lighthouse Society’s Lighthouse Passport Program provides enthusiasts the opportunity to help preserve lighthouses as well as a wonderful way to keep a pictorial history of their lighthouse adventures. Small donations are made by passport holders for the stamps. The lighthouse passports can be bought through the U.S. Lighthouse Society website and at many participating locations.
Skip Sherwood, a retired college professor, and his wife, Mary Lee, have led many of the U.S. Lighthouse Society’s domestic and international tours. Skip is also the director of the Lighthouse Passport Program. Scott Walbert lives in Pennsylvania and is one of the hall of fame lighthouse passport stamp collectors, and he and his wife Diane also volunteer and do a lot of the behind the scenes work to keep the passport program going.
Jeremy D’Entremont is the author of more than 20 books and hundreds of articles on lighthouses and maritime history. He is the president and historian for the American Lighthouse Foundation and founder of Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouses, and he has lectured and narrated cruises throughout the Northeast and in other regions. He is also the producer and host of the U.S. Lighthouse Society podcast, “Light Hearted.” He can be emailed at Jeremy@uslhs.org