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Jim Pope, one of the last keepers of Whaleback Lighthouse in Maine

Jim Pope, who was a Coast Guard light keeper at Whaleback Lighthouse in Kittery, Maine, 1960-62, passed away on September 8. Here is an edited 2018 interview with Jim conducted by videographer Jim White and USLHS historian Jeremy D’Entremont, recorded at the Kittery Historical and Naval Museum.

Whaleback Lighthouse as it looked when Jim Pope was stationed there, circa 1960

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