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Saturday, October 20, Hudson River Lighthouse Boat Tour offered by the National Lighthouse Museum

Cruise aboard the Majestic Princess up the Hudson River on Saturday, October 20th, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., leaving from Pier 1, St. George, Staten Island, adjacent to the National Lighthouse Museum. The narrated cruise will pass Jeffrey’s Hook Lighthouse (“Little Red Lighthouse”), Ambrose Lightship, Frying Pan Lightship, the Lilac Lighthouse Tender, and Tarrytown Lighthouse. Presenters… Continue reading Saturday, October 20, Hudson River Lighthouse Boat Tour offered by the National Lighthouse Museum

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St. Marks Light Station Has A Lot to Celebrate

Above photos showing the newly restored interior at St. Marks Light Station, Florida, are courtesy of Craig Kittendorf. St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge will celebrate National Lighthouse Day with a Homecoming Celebration at the St. Marks Lighthouse! On Monday, August 7, 2018, the Refuge staff will host the descendants of lighthouse keepers and their families,… Continue reading St. Marks Light Station Has A Lot to Celebrate

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Fall Lighthouse Festival

Due to the popularity of the Lighthouse Festival each June and the positive response to the two previous Fall Lighthouse Festivals, the Door County Maritime Museum, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, is again offering some of its most popular tours Columbus Day weekend. Reservations are now being taken for these fantastic lighthouse adventures that will take place… Continue reading Fall Lighthouse Festival

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Society’s Scotland / England Tour: Part 1

From July 10 to 26, the U.S. Lighthouse Society is touring Scotland and England, focusing on lighthouses, of course! Society Executive Director Jeff Gales has been sending daily updates of their travels. [Click on the images to enlarge and read his captions.] Submitted by Jeff Gales, U.S. Lighthouse Society Executive Director, July 10 & 11, 2017 *… Continue reading Society’s Scotland / England Tour: Part 1

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Long Island Sound Lighthouse Conference

Long Island Sound Lighthouse Conference Monday & Tuesday, April 24-25, 2017 All area lighthouse lovers & stakeholders are invited to attend the 2nd annual Long Island Sound Lighthouse Conference on Monday and Tuesday, April 24 and 25, 2017, presented by the New London Maritime Society in New London, Connecticut. Lighthouse fanciers and preservationists number in… Continue reading Long Island Sound Lighthouse Conference

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Preservation of Thomas Point Shoal Light Station

The Chesapeake Chapter of the U.S. Lighthouse Society has done an amazing job restoring both the exterior and interior of Thomas Point Shoal Light Station, the last intact screwpile lighthouse that remains in its original location in the Chesapeake Bay not far from Annapolis. Visitors can enjoy tours of this landmark structure during the summer… Continue reading Preservation of Thomas Point Shoal Light Station

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Public Tours of Cape Canaveral Lighthouse Resumed in 2016

Cape Canaveral, FL – January 2017 – SunWard Tours, an established provider of historical, educational and adventure excursions; along with the Cape Canaveral Lighthouse Foundation and the 45th Space Wing, are pleased with the first year’s response to the guided tours of the historic Cape Canaveral Lighthouse and the iconic launch sites on the Cape Canaveral Air… Continue reading Public Tours of Cape Canaveral Lighthouse Resumed in 2016

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Six Top Reasons to travel with USLHS Lighthouse Tours

All 2017 USLHS Tours are now open for reservations! If you have not traveled with us before, you might be wondering whether this is a good fit for you. Here are the top reasons lighthouse aficionados, photographers, and adventurers choose USLHS Lighthouse Tours: You will be in the company of lighthouse lovers, history buffs, world… Continue reading Six Top Reasons to travel with USLHS Lighthouse Tours