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Iced Over at Spectacle Reef

Spectacle Reef, photo courtesy lighthousefriends.com. Located in Lake Huron, Spectacle Reef is subject to the conditions of the Great Lake. From December through March, the lake is covered with ice. The lighthouse keepers played roulette trying to guess when it was time to go back to the mainland, since shipping stopped during that [...]

By |2021-03-18T12:12:20-05:00March 18th, 2021|Lighthouse Blog Category, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Want to Buy a Lighthouse?

Penfield Reef Light, CT, photo courtesy lighthousefriends.com 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
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