Lime Kiln Lighthouse (WA) 100th anniversary to be celebrated on June 30 Lime Kiln Lighthouse overlooks Dead Man’s Bay on the west side of San Juan Island, Washington. A Centennial Celebration will coincide with the anniversary of the lighthouse’s first day of operation on June 30, 1919. It was the last major lighthouse built in… Continue reading Lighthouse News of the Week
Thomas Patrick O’Hagan, Mosquito-Ponce Inlet Lighthouse’s second principal keeper (1893-1905), and principal keeper at Amelia Island Lighthouse (1905-1925), was stationed at many other U.S. Light House Service stations during his fifty year career. Two of his sons became keepers, and a third worked as a mate on USLHS tenders. O’Hagan has some fascinating stories to… Continue reading Journals of Florida’s Keeper Thomas Patrick O’Hagan, Part 3
Captain Joshua Card here, at Fort Point on the New Hampshire Seacoast. The days are getting longer and the weather’s been mostly clear. I haven’t had to wind the fog bell mechanism in more than a month. That will change come summer. Thought I’d tell you about Benjamin Ellsworth today, another contemporary of mine who… Continue reading The Kaptain’s Kolumn #12
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