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Lighthouse News of the Week

News of the week November 11, 2022 Pigeon Point (CA) Maritime landmark looms large on Coastside For 150 years, ships at sea have identified Pigeon Point Lighthouse by flashes of light spaced 10 seconds apart. “It’s what’s called the flash characteristic, or address, of Pigeon Point Lighthouse,” said Julie Barrow, special projects coordinator at Pigeon… Continue reading Lighthouse News of the Week

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Lighthouse News of the Week

News of the week October 14, 2022 “Demolition by neglect”: Historic 150-year-old Stepping Stones (NY) lighthouse could be lost without major restoration LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — A Long Island lighthouse on the National Register of Historic Places could be lost. Preservationists warn that decades of decay could doom the 150-year-old Stepping Stones Lighthouse.  Corrective work was… Continue reading Lighthouse News of the Week

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Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse Fundraiser

From the Chesapeake Chapter of the U.S. Lighthouse Society: A successful fundraiser for Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse was held on September 23, 2022. Almost 200 people boarded the Catherine Marie, a 95-foot Watermark vessel. The fundraiser was conceived in late spring 2022 to provide funding for additional preservation activities. Incredibly, the cruise was sold out… Continue reading Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse Fundraiser