Fresh from the announcement that starting in mid-May the documentary KEEPERS OF THE LIGHT will be distributed through American Public Television to public television stations nationwide, Film-Truth Productions has announced that the extended cut theatrical version is now available to rent online. ABOUT THE FILM: Built over 200 years ago in a small Wampanoag community… Continue reading Online Launch Celebration for “Keepers of the Light” film on May 7 at 8 p.m.
Join our friends at Heceta Head Lighthouse, Oregon,in celebrating its 126th anniversary! If you are in the area make sure to check this free family friendly event. Keepers of Heceta Head Lightstation Wickie from NHJeremy D’Entremont is the author of more than 20 books and hundreds of articles on lighthouses and maritime history. He is the… Continue reading Heceta Head anniversary celebration on March 30
Please plan to visit the Beavertail Lighthouse Museum for the Holiday Open House on December 8, 2019, from 1 to 4 pm. Tour the Museum and visit the gift shop for a wide variety of lighthouse-related shirts, hats, jewelry, books, postcards, and toys, plus handmade items by local artisans. The Gift Shop will be open… Continue reading Holiday Open House at Beavertail Lighthouse, RI
The Long Island Chapter of the U.S. Lighthouse Society presents the return of the Beacons of the Night sunset/moonlight lighthouse cruise. Lighthouses seen will include Long Beach Bar, Orient Point, Plum Island, Little Gull Island, and Race Rock. Narration will be by chapter president and author of Long Island’s Lighthouses, Past and Present, Robert G.… Continue reading U.S. Lighthouse Society 35th Anniversary Cruise of Long Island, NY – Sept. 28, 2019, at 4 p.m.
Friends of Flying Santa, Inc., was formed in 1997 to help ensure the future of the annual Christmas flights to New England’s U.S. Coast Guard units and lighthouses. The aerial visits of Flying Santa to lighthouses and lifesaving stations have been a New England tradition since 1929. On Saturday, September 28, 2019, there will be… Continue reading PORTLAND (Maine) – CASCO BAY LIGHTHOUSE CRUISE for Friends of Flying Santa
Join the U.S. Lighthouse Society’s 35th Anniversary Celebration Lighthouse Cruise of San Francisco Bay! Climb aboard the yacht Voyager and be swept away on a wonderful photographic journey of important San Francisco Bay lighthouses. As the powerful currents funnel your ship through the Golden Gate and back again, the unparalleled beauty of the bay is… Continue reading San Francisco Bay Cruise – September 21, 2019
East Point Lighthouse, the second oldest lighthouse in New Jersey, was built in 1849 on Delaware Bay in Cumberland County. The building has been restored and is now a museum open to the public, thanks to the Maurice River Historical Society. Click here to learn more about visiting the lighthouse. According the lighthouse website, there… Continue reading East Point Lighthouse (NJ) Support Rally on Nov. 10
Erie Land Lighthouse, also known as Old Presque Isle Light, stands on a bluff in Lighthouse Park east of downtown Erie, Pennsylvania. The original lighthouse on the site, built in 1818, was one of the first to be built by the United States on the Great Lakes. The present tower was built in 1867. This… Continue reading Erie Land Lighthouse (PA) celebrates its 200th anniversary on November 3
Eagle Bluff Lighthouse near Ephraim, Wisconsin, turns 150 years old on October 15, 2018, and the Door County Historical Society has plans to celebrate in style. The celebration will include a flag ceremony by American Legion Post 527 Sister Bay, music by the Gibraltar High School band, book signings with nationally known lighthouse authors Barb and… Continue reading Eagle Bluff Lighthouse (WI) 150th anniversary celebration on Oct. 15
North Carolina’s historic Cape Lookout Lighthouse went dark for at least nine days when Hurricane Florence hit the Outer Banks on September 14, but the Coast Guard soon had it working again. The seasonal climbing season for the lighthouse ended on September 16. But the National Park Service is opening it to the public for… Continue reading North Carolina’s Cape Lookout Lighthouse went dark from Florence, reopening this weekend to celebrate recovery