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Lighthouse News of the Week – February 26, 2021

National Park Service launches website for updates on Cape Hatteras Lighthouse (NC) renovations Cape Hatteras Lighthouse will undergo a complete makeover beginning this spring, and the National Park Service has launched a website to keep the public updated about the renovation. The lighthouse’s iconic black and white swirl will be repainted, the metal window frames will… Continue reading Lighthouse News of the Week – February 26, 2021

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Lighthouse News of the Week – February 19, 2021

Split Rock Lighthouse (MN) offers new tour, programs this spring Split Rock Lighthouse, located on the North Shore of Lake Superior in northern Minnesota, will offer new programs and a new tour that will kick off starting March 1. Some of the new programs include pop-up history presentations and a photography exhibit that rotates monthly… Continue reading Lighthouse News of the Week – February 19, 2021

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Lighthouse News of the Week – February 12, 2021

Pomham Rocks Lighthouse (RI) Celebrates 150th Jubilee on the Rocks Pomham Rocks Lighthouse, in East Providence, Rhode Island, marks its 150th anniversary in 2021. Pomham Rocks Lighthouse is the last surviving lighthouse in upper Narragansett Bay. To kick off this special year, the Friends of Pomham Rocks Lighthouse – a chapter of the American Lighthouse… Continue reading Lighthouse News of the Week – February 12, 2021

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Lighthouse News of the Week – February 5, 2021

Coast Guard flies out to fix remote Michigan lighthouse known as ‘the Loneliest Place in the World’ – Stannard Rock, Michigan After a harsh winter storm blew out a window in the very remote Stannard Rock Lighthouse in Lake Superior, a team from the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Alder recently hitched a ride on a… Continue reading Lighthouse News of the Week – February 5, 2021

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Lighthouse News of the Week – January 29, 2021

Ribbon cutting on Monday, February 1, for Cape St. George Lighthouse, Florida On Monday, Feb. 1, at noon, the St. George Lighthouse Association (SGLA) along with the Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand re-opening of the Cape St. George Lighthouse. The lighthouse has been closed for the… Continue reading Lighthouse News of the Week – January 29, 2021

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Lighthouse News of the Week – January 22, 2021

Point Sur Lighthouse (CA) is a beacon in stormy seas and uncertain times, even while closed Along Highway 1 in Big Sur, California, the Point Sur Lighthouse is among the most iconic features. Here, the coastline abruptly changes from high, winding cliffs to flat, sea-level grasslands with a dramatic sandstone outcropping. The 40-foot-tall lighthouse appears… Continue reading Lighthouse News of the Week – January 22, 2021

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Lighthouse News of the Week – January 15, 2021

$30M project will fortify eroding shores near Montauk Lighthouse (NY) A $30.7 million state and federal project to fortify the shoreline near the Montauk Lighthouse will protect the historic structure for generations to come, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and representatives of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Wednesday. The work, expected to begin this… Continue reading Lighthouse News of the Week – January 15, 2021

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Lighthouse News of the Week – January 8, 2021

Waugoshance Lighthouse (MI) crumbling into Lake Michigan The ruins of the 170-year-old lighthouse at Waugoshance warns mariners of a shoal area at the northern end of Lake Michigan. It’s considered one of the most hazardous areas near the Straits of Mackinac. A nonprofit group that has worked to preserve the lighthouse has dissolved and made… Continue reading Lighthouse News of the Week – January 8, 2021