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Want to Buy a Lighthouse?

Penfield Reef Light, CT, photo courtesy Now’s your chance to buy something you’ve always wanted – a lighthouse! Yes, right now, there are seven different lighthouses up for bid. So how do you buy your own lighthouse? Under the provisions of the National Historic Lighthouse Preservation Act of 2000, the General Services [...]

By |2017-05-18T17:07:24-05:00August 27th, 2016|Lighthouse Blog Category|4 Comments

Swimming – more than a hobby for this female lighthouse keeper.

White River Lighthouse, MI, photo by Chuck Turk   Splash! “Help! Somebody please help!” Frances’ Johnson jerked her head away from the lantern window she’d been cleaning and looked toward the sound of the cries. She quickly assessed the situation, all too familiar now that the weather was warmer. Frances ran down the [...]

By |2017-05-18T17:07:28-05:00October 3rd, 2015|Lighthouse Blog Category|4 Comments

Meet Lighthouse Person Thomas Tag

Michigan City Pierhead Light, IN, from Thomas Tag   When Thomas Tag was a boy in Indiana, he used to swim at the foot of the Michigan City Pierhead Light. Fast forward through his life, and now Tom is a recognized authority on the technical aspects of lighthouses – the lens, lamps, and [...]

By |2017-05-18T17:07:29-05:00July 25th, 2015|Lighthouse Blog Category|0 Comments
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