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Ponce Inlet Lighthouse Association Acquires the historic Ponce Inlet Pacetti Hotel property The Ponce Inlet Lighthouse Preservation Association’s Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that it is under contract to purchase the Ponce Inlet, Florida, property known as the Pacetti House and Hotel, located across the street from the National Historic Landmark Ponce Inlet… Continue reading Lighthouse News of the Week

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2019 Mid-coast Maine 19-Lighthouse Photography Tour from Bar Harbor, Maine – Saturday, August 24, 2019

Guided by Lighthouse Historians/Authors: Jeremy D’Entremont and Bob Trapani. With photography expert: Michael Leonard, Portland Camera Club. Join Bar Harbor Whale Watch for a remarkable 19-lighthouse Photography Tour! Visit Egg Rock, Baker, Great Duck, Bear Island, Blue Hill Bay, Bass Harbor, Burnt Coat, Isle Au Haut, Saddleback Ledge, Heron Neck, Two Bush, Whitehead, Owls Head,… Continue reading 2019 Mid-coast Maine 19-Lighthouse Photography Tour from Bar Harbor, Maine – Saturday, August 24, 2019

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Ever wonder how the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is painted? The National Park Service paints the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse every 5-7 years to keep it looking pristine and historically authentic; utilizing roughly 450 gallons of paint for multiple coats. Contracted workers suspend from the balcony and paint down the lighthouse, alternating between black and white paint… Continue reading Lighthouse News of the Week

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Light Hearted ep 21 – Ford Reiche, Halfway Rock, Maine

Join hosts Jeremy D’Entremont and Michelle Jewell Shaw for an interview with Ford Reiche, the award-winning owner of remote Halfway Rock Lighthouse in Casco Bay in Maine. Ford Reiche has been an attorney and an entrepreneur; in 2008 he was named the Maine Small Businessperson of the Year and the Mainebiz Business Leader of the… Continue reading Light Hearted ep 21 – Ford Reiche, Halfway Rock, Maine

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Light Hearted Ep 20 – Chad Kaiser pt 2; William C. Williams at Boon Island pt 2; Ted Panayotoff, Hunting Island, South Carolina

Join hosts Jeremy D’Entremont and Cindy Johnson. First up is part two of an interview with Chad Kaiser, general manager of the New Dungeness Light Station in Sequim, Washington. Chad is also a lighthouse preservationist and one of only a handful of qualified lampists in the country who are approved by the U.S. Coast Guard… Continue reading Light Hearted Ep 20 – Chad Kaiser pt 2; William C. Williams at Boon Island pt 2; Ted Panayotoff, Hunting Island, South Carolina

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Light Hearted Ep 19 – Russ Rowlett of The Lighthouse Directory; Jeff Zappen, Waterways Management Specialist in WA; Bob Muller, Stepping Stones, NY

Host Jeremy D’Entremont is joined by co-host Michelle Jewell Shaw. When Russ Rowlett was growing up in Richmond, Virginia, his only exposure to lighthouses was climbing the Old Cape Henry Lighthouse when his family vacationed at Virginia Beach. Russ started his web site, The Lighthouse Directory, in 1999, and it kept growing until, by 2009,… Continue reading Light Hearted Ep 19 – Russ Rowlett of The Lighthouse Directory; Jeff Zappen, Waterways Management Specialist in WA; Bob Muller, Stepping Stones, NY

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Light Hearted Special Edition – National Lighthouse Day, August 7

This is a special edition of Light Hearted in honor of National Lighthouse Day, August 7. It was on this date in 1789 that the first Congress approved an act for the establishment and support of lighthouses, beacons, buoys, and public piers. In celebration of the 200th anniversary of the signing of that act and… Continue reading Light Hearted Special Edition – National Lighthouse Day, August 7

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Saugerties Lighthouse Sesquicentennial: Keep That Lamp Trimmed ‘n Burning

Arm-of-the-Sea Theater will present its annual outdoor performance spectacle, The Esopus Creek Puppet Suite, in Saugerties on August 16th, 17th and 18th. This year’s show, “Keep That Lamp Trimmed ‘n Burning,” is inspired by the 150th anniversary of the Saugerties Lighthouse. The story is set in 1869, with the nation still deeply wounded from the Civil War, and the… Continue reading Saugerties Lighthouse Sesquicentennial: Keep That Lamp Trimmed ‘n Burning