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Jan/Feb 2014

Photo By: Mike Kline

This month’s beautiful cover of Michigan’s Grand Haven inner and outer pier lighthouses is from a photo taken just after sunset by Mike Kline / Notkalvin Photography. Mike is also the administrator of the Michigan Lighthouses community page on Facebook. The Grand Haven Pier Lighthouses are now owned by the City of Grand Haven, which is famous for its annual Coast Guard Festival that will be held this year from July 25 to August 3.

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“THE SPARKPLUG”

By Richard Clayton

1844 Foundation of 1799 Gay Head Lighthouse Found

Abandoned Spurn Point to Get New Life

Amateur Radio Operators Broadcast from Mississippi Miracle

And In The Print Edition ...

Beaver Island’s St. James Harbor Light Restored

By Elaine West

Collecting Nautical Antiques

By Jim Claflin

DeTour Reef Lighthouse Honored with Historical Marker

Fallen Lighthouse Sends Unsaid Messages of Love, Regret, and Hope

Family Ties at Matagorda Island Visited

First Ever Wedding Held in Top of Oldest Lighthouse

Fish Fluke Collapses

Fog Bell Returned

Former Keeper’s Do-It-Yourself Project

From the Archives: A World in Turmoil

From the Archives: Armament Removal

From the Archives: Billboard in Michigan

From the Archives: Cleaning the Lantern

From the Archives: Cuttyhunk LSS

From the Archives: Detroit Depot Buoy Dock

From the Archives: Erector Set Style Light at Avery Rock

From the Archives: Europe’s First LNB

From the Archives: Foghorn Post Card

From the Archives: Light Work at the Height of War

From the Archives: Lightships at Depot

From the Archives: Nobska Fog Bell Tower

From the Archives: Now Endangered

From the Archives: Old Cars at Nobska

From the Archives: Operation Big Lift

From the Archives: Pollock Rip Lightship at Depot

From the Archives: Post Lantern

From the Archives: Raised From the Depths

From the Archives: Tender Crew

From the Archives: Whistling Buoy

From the Archives: Work Boat of the USLHS Tender Lotus

Great New Business Sign in Maine

Groundbreaking for new Straits Shipwreck Museum

Harrison Honored by Coast Guard

By Kathleen Finnegan

Historic Lighthouse Lamp Donated

Horror Movie at Thacher Island Light Station

Keeper’s Korner

By Timothy Harrison

Lift Off at Cedar Island

By Bill Blyer

Light on the Horizon

By Chuck Graham

Lighthouse Sculpture Installed at Police Station

Lighthouse Themed Table

Lighthouses of Iceland

By Richard Johnson

Long Lost Lighthouse Lens-Lantern Located

Making Room at the Nubble

New Beacon for the Illinois River

New Lighthouse Museum in India

Restoring Old Michigan Island Lighthouse

Road Side Beacons

Sakonnet Lighthouse Revisited

Setzer’s: A Faded Memory

Tallest Nova Scotia Beacon Brightens Up

The Beginning of a New End...

By Bill Edwards

The First Whitewash

The Metropolis Beacon – Hope in the Battle Against Cancer

Wickie’s Wisdom

By Timothy Harrison

Worship Center Lightship Falls on Hard Times

Wraps Coming Off Grand Haven Lighthouse


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