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Episode 6 – Host jeremy D’Entremont and co-host Cindy Johnson discuss the Kõpu Lighthouse on the Estonian Island of Hiiumaa, originally built in 1531. It’s the third oldest operating lighthouse in the world. The featured interview is with Anne E. Witsenburg of Monumentsfund Aruba, the organization that manages the California Lighthouse near the northern tip… Continue reading Light Hearted podcast – Index page 2

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Light Hearted podcast – Index page 1

Following is an index of all episodes of the U.S. Lighthouse Society podcast, Light Hearted. Hosted by Jeremy D’Entremont. Episode 1 – Featured is an interview with Sophie Blackall, award winning author and illustrator of the children’s book Hello Lighthouse, winner of the 2019 Caldecott Medal as the most distinguished American picture book of the… Continue reading Light Hearted podcast – Index page 1

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Light Hearted podcast index

Episodes 1-5 Episodes 6-10 Episodes 11-15 Episodes 16-20 Episodes 21-25 Episodes 26-30 Episodes 31-35 Episodes 36-40 Episodes 41-45 Episodes 46-50 Episodes 51- 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 president and historian for the American Lighthouse Foundation and… Continue reading Light Hearted podcast index

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Light Hearted ep 51 – Peter Gellatly, “Following the Lights” (Scottish Lighthouses)

Peter Gellatly is a lecturer in accounting and administration at the Coatbridge campus of New College Lanarkshire in Scotland. About 25 years ago he saw a lighthouse on his way to the Isle of Man, and he was mesmerized. He has photographed many lighthouses on his travels over the years, and more recently he has… Continue reading Light Hearted ep 51 – Peter Gellatly, “Following the Lights” (Scottish Lighthouses)

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Light Hearted Ep 50 – A lighthearted discussion with Michelle, Cindy, and Jeremy

The United States Lighthouse podcast Light Hearted was launched in June 2019 as the only podcast completely devoted to lighthouses and their history, preservation, and lore. This marks the fiftieth episode, not counting a few “special editions.” To mark this milestone, this episode is different than most. Rather than featuring an interview with a guest… Continue reading Light Hearted Ep 50 – A lighthearted discussion with Michelle, Cindy, and Jeremy

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Light Hearted ep 49 – Katie Brydon, living history performer at Burnt Island Light Station, Maine

Living history performances are utilized at many museums and lighthouses, but few light stations have utilized the concept of living history to the extent that Burnt Island Light Station in Boothbay Harbor, Maine, does. The Maine Department of Marine Resources acquired the Burnt Island Light Station in 1998 as part of the Maine Lights Program.… Continue reading Light Hearted ep 49 – Katie Brydon, living history performer at Burnt Island Light Station, Maine

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Light Hearted ep 48 – Lenore Skomal, author of “The Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter”

February 25 is the birthday of a woman who is arguably the most famous lighthouse keeper in American history — Ida Lewis of Lime Rock in Newport Harbor, Rhode Island. She was born in Newport on February 25, 1842. And to celebrate Ida Lewis’s birthday, the guest in this episode of Light Hearted is Lenore… Continue reading Light Hearted ep 48 – Lenore Skomal, author of “The Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter”

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Light Hearted ep 47 – Jeremey Richardson and Miriam Davidson, owners of Moose Peak Lighthouse, Maine

This episode of Light Hearted featured an interview with the owners of one of the most rugged and remote lighthouses in New England. Congress authorized the building of a lighthouse on the east point of 30-acre Mistake Island, about five miles offshore from Jonesport, Maine, in March 1825. The station was established in October 1826.… Continue reading Light Hearted ep 47 – Jeremey Richardson and Miriam Davidson, owners of Moose Peak Lighthouse, Maine

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Light Hearted ep 46 – Swimming for lighthouses: Alison Richardson, Gary Sredzienski

(Use the player at the bottom of the page to hear the podcast) There are many creative ways to raise money for lighthouse preservation, and the two interview subjects in this episode of Light Hearted have found one of the most creative. Alison Richardson, a summer resident of Isle au Haut in Maine, and Molly… Continue reading Light Hearted ep 46 – Swimming for lighthouses: Alison Richardson, Gary Sredzienski