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Lighthouse News of the Week – July 3, 2020

Oswego West Pierhead Lighthouse (NY) opening for tours Visitors will be able to tour the West Pierhead Lighthouse each Friday and Saturday through July and August. The H. Lee White Maritime Museum will offer a ferry service across the Oswego Harbor to the Lighthouse each Friday and Saturday starting at 12:30 p.m., visitors will be… Continue reading Lighthouse News of the Week – July 3, 2020

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Lighthouse News of the Week – June 19, 2020

Port Isabel Lighthouse (TX) to reopen The Port Isabel Lighthouse will reopen at the end of this month. On March 17, the Port Isabel Lighthouse, along with all of the City of Port Isabel’s parks, closed over concern for COVID-19’s spread. Weather permitting, hours of operation will be Thursdays from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.;… Continue reading Lighthouse News of the Week – June 19, 2020

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Lighthouse News of the Week – June 5, 2020

Restoration of Copper Harbor Lighthouse, Michigan Established in 1848 and standing on the Keweenaw Peuninsula on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Copper Harbor Lighthouse once guided shipping traffic in Lake Superior to safe harbor. Today the lighthouse site, including the 1848 keepers’ quarters and the 1866 tower, are part of the Fort Wilkins Historic Site, owned by… Continue reading Lighthouse News of the Week – June 5, 2020

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Lighthouse News of the Week – May 29, 2020

St. Helena Island Light Station (MI) awarded $60,000 preservation grant The historic St. Helena Island Light Station in Northern Michigan, just west of the Mackinac Bridge, will receive repairs and restoration from the Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers Association with the help of a $60,000 Michigan Lighthouse Assistance Program grant from the Michigan State Historic Preservation… Continue reading Lighthouse News of the Week – May 29, 2020

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Lighthouse News of the Week – May 22, 2020

Jupiter Lighthouse and Museum (FL) reopens for tours on May 30 The Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum will be welcoming visitors once again beginning Saturday, May 30, after being closed since March 16. Although most lighthouses in the U.S. remain closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Jupiter Lighthouse will join Florida’s St. Augustine Lighthouse as… Continue reading Lighthouse News of the Week – May 22, 2020

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Lighthouse News of the Week – May 15, 2020

Boston Light available to new steward through the National Historic Lighthouse Preservation Act The U.S. Coast Guard, in partnership with the U.S. General Services Administration, has initiated the process to transfer stewardship of Light Station Boston, commonly known as Boston Light, under the National Historic Lighthouse Preservation Act (NHLPA). The National Historic Lighthouse Preservation Act… Continue reading Lighthouse News of the Week – May 15, 2020

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Online Launch Celebration for “Keepers of the Light” film on May 7 at 8 p.m.

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.