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Light Hearted Ep 26 – Historian/author Eric Jay Dolin

This episode is hosted by Jeremy D’Entremont and Michelle Jewell Shaw, and the featured interview is the award-winning maritime historian Eric Jay Dolin. Eric has written thirteen books and more than 60 articles on American history. His books include Leviathan: The History of Whaling in America, which won a number of awards and was selected… Continue reading Light Hearted Ep 26 – Historian/author Eric Jay Dolin

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Lighthouse News of the Week

Celebration of new owner of Duxbury Pier Lighthouse (MA) On Saturday, September 14, the deed to Duxbury Pier Light Station, better known on Boston’s South Shore as “Bug Light,” was officially transferred to Project Gurnet & Bug Lights, Inc., from the U.S. Department of the Interior. Saturday’s celebration took place aboard the paddle-wheeler Pilgrim Belle,… Continue reading Lighthouse News of the Week

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Light Hearted Ep 25 – Terry Rowden, Little River Lighthouse, Maine; Keeper William S. Moore at Bird Island, Massachusetts

The featured interview in this episode is Terry Rowden, a native of Michigan. Bob Trapani, Jr., executive director of the American Lighthouse Foundation, joined Light Hearted host Jeremy D’Entremont to take part in this interview, which was recorded inside the keeper’s house at Little River Light Station. Terry Rowden served as a keeper at Little… Continue reading Light Hearted Ep 25 – Terry Rowden, Little River Lighthouse, Maine; Keeper William S. Moore at Bird Island, Massachusetts

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Lighthouse News of the Week

Superior Entry Light, a.k.a Wisconsin Point Light, bought at auction by executive from San Francisco for $159,000 A historic lighthouse perched on the shore of Lake Superior has a new owner: a 34-year old tech industry executive from San Francisco, who served tours in Iraq and Afghanistan and has a soft spot for Thoreau. “What’s really important… Continue reading Lighthouse News of the Week

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U.S. Lighthouse Society 35th Anniversary Cruise of Long Island, NY – Sept. 28, 2019, at 4 p.m.

The Long Island Chapter of the U.S. Lighthouse Society presents the return of the Beacons of the Night sunset/moonlight lighthouse cruise. Lighthouses seen will include Long Beach Bar, Orient Point, Plum Island, Little Gull Island, and Race Rock. Narration will be by chapter president and author of Long Island’s Lighthouses, Past and Present, Robert G.… Continue reading U.S. Lighthouse Society 35th Anniversary Cruise of Long Island, NY – Sept. 28, 2019, at 4 p.m.