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Hillsboro Inlet Lighthouse, Florida, Virtual Tour on June 18

We invite you to join the U.S. Lighthouse Society and the Hillsboro Lighthouse Preservation Society for a virtual tour (via Zoom) of a beautiful and historic light station on Florida’s east coast, on Saturday, June 18, 2022, at 4:00 p.m. EST (that’s 3:00 p.m. CST; 2:00 p.m. MST; and 1:00 PST). Hillsboro Inlet Lighthouse was… Continue reading Hillsboro Inlet Lighthouse, Florida, Virtual Tour on June 18

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First public tours of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse, Rhode Island

Looking for a unique adventure this summer? Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse, a chapter of the American Lighthouse Foundation, is hosting scheduled tours to the historic island light station all summer long. This summer season will be the first opportunity for the public to visit the local landmark which has been fully restored inside and… Continue reading First public tours of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse, Rhode Island

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Watercolor Painting Class with Jan Guarino featuring Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse on April 28

Join the U.S. Lighthouse Society for an exciting new event — a virtual watercolor painting class with artist Jan Guarino! The event is on April 28 at 3:00-5:00 p.m. EST. The subject of the lighthouse painting class will be Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse in Florida. Jan Guarino is an award-winning artist living in New York, and… Continue reading Watercolor Painting Class with Jan Guarino featuring Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse on April 28

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Bolivar Point Lighthouse, Texas, Virtual Tour on April 2

We invite you to join the U.S. Lighthouse Society and the Bolivar Point Lighthouse Foundation for a virtual tour (via Zoom) of one of the Gulf Coast’s most historic light stations, on Saturday, April 2, at 4:00 p.m. EST (3:00 p.m. CST, 2:00 p.m. MST, 1:00 PST). Built in 1872, Bolivar Point Lighthouse sent its… Continue reading Bolivar Point Lighthouse, Texas, Virtual Tour on April 2

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11th Annual USLHS Lighthouse B&B Vacation Auction

AUCTION WEEK: December 13-19, 2021Auction Begins: Monday, December 13 – 12:00 noon ESTAuction Ends: Sunday, December 19- 7:00 p.m. EST Visit our Auction website Here are some of the locations in this year’s event: Heceta Head Lighthouse – OregonThe Queen Anne style Keeper’s House is perched on a cliff with a magnificent view of the… Continue reading 11th Annual USLHS Lighthouse B&B Vacation Auction

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25th Annual Victorian Christmas Open Houses at Heceta Head Light Station, Oregon

Press release from Misty Anderson, Director of Special Projects at Heceta Lighthouse Bed and Breakfast Heceta Head Light Station is celebrating 25 years of the Victorian Christmas Open Houses on December 11 & 12, and December 18 &19 from 4 to 7 pm.  Each evening local performers will share your holiday favorites.   Coastalaires, Marty Adams, Takako Klampe,… Continue reading 25th Annual Victorian Christmas Open Houses at Heceta Head Light Station, Oregon

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Friends of Flying Santa Second Annual Virtual Gala on Saturday, November 20, 2021, at 4 p.m. EST

Join the U.S. Lighthouse Society and Friends of Flying Santa on November 20 for an entertaining retrospective on 92 years of a well-loved New England tradition, the Flying Santa to lighthouses and Coast Guard stations. The Flying Santa program was started in 1929 by pioneering Maine pilot Bill Wincapaw as a way of showing gratitude… Continue reading Friends of Flying Santa Second Annual Virtual Gala on Saturday, November 20, 2021, at 4 p.m. EST

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Point Arena Lighthouse Virtual Tour on November 13

Join the U.S. Lighthouse Society for a virtual tour (via Zoom) of one of America’s most scenic light stations, the 151-year-old Point Arena Light Station #496 in Mendocino County, California. The tour will be led by Mark Hancock, the executive director of Point Arena Lighthouse Keepers, Inc. Learn about the past and present of the… Continue reading Point Arena Lighthouse Virtual Tour on November 13

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November 9, 2021 – A Light and Night to Remember for Burnt Island Light Station, Maine

On November 9th, former keepers of Burnt Island Lighthouse in Boothbay Harbor, Maine — Paul Kelley, Randy Griffing, Hank Sieg, along with Jim McCullough’s son Steve — will climb the spiral stairs into the lantern room to illuminate the lamp in the Fresnel lens. This monumental event will occur on the exact night of the… Continue reading November 9, 2021 – A Light and Night to Remember for Burnt Island Light Station, Maine

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New London Maritime Society (CT) Dedicating 2022 to Lighthouse Preservation

New London, CT– New London Maritime Society will dedicate 2022 to the preservation of New London Harbor, Race Rock, and New London Ledge Lighthouses — the three historic beacons leading from the Atlantic into New London Harbor. “These historic structures — all active active aids to navigation — add so much authentic character to our waterfront,”… Continue reading New London Maritime Society (CT) Dedicating 2022 to Lighthouse Preservation