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Light Hearted ep 215 – Jeremy D’Entremont interviewed by Bob Trapani, part 1 of 2

In this episode, the tables are turned on U.S Lighthouse Society historian and Light Hearted host Jeremy D’Entremont as he is interviewed by his friend Bob Trapani, executive director of the American Lighthouse Foundation. This is part one of two parts. Among the subjects discussed are Jeremy’s nearly 40 years researching, writing about, and photographing lighthouses, as well as his work in the field of lighthouse preservation.

Jeremy D’Entremont aboard the clipper ship Cutty Sark in Greenwich, England. Photo by Jeremy Hawes.
Bob Trapani (left) and Jeremy D’Entremont in the lantern room at Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse, New Hampshire. Photo by Ann Trapani.

Jeremy began writing articles on lighthouse history in the 1990s and his first of more than 20 books — The Lighthouses of Connecticut — was published in 2005. Jeremy is the president and historian of the American Lighthouse Foundation, and he founded Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouses in 2001 as a chapter of the American Lighthouse Foundation.

He has served as the historian of the U.S. Lighthouse Society since 2019. This podcast was launched in June of that year. Jeremy has also been involved in many USLHS video productions, virtual events, and the Society’s domestic and international tours.

Jeremy lives in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, with his wife, Charlotte Raczkowski.

2 thoughts on “Light Hearted ep 215 – Jeremy D’Entremont interviewed by Bob Trapani, part 1 of 2

  1. Jeremy, indeed, is a rock star of lighthouse history and information. He’s my co-author and great friend. Great interview, Bob and Jeremy. I enjoyed every word and thanks for the nice mention too. You are a wickie’s best buddy ever.

    1. Thanks so much, Seamond. And thank you for everything you’ve done to keep the legacy of our lighthouse keepers alive. It’s sincerely appreciated.

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