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Jan/Feb 2017

Photo By: Sheryl Tichy

This issue’s cover of the 1842 Newport Harbor Lighthouse on Goat Island in Newport Harbor, Rhode Island was taken by Sheryl Tichy. The keeper’s house and other service buildings at this site were demolished many years ago. Because of its location the lighthouse and the bridge often serve as the backdrop for weddings.

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A Day in the Light at Wisconsin’s Door County Maritime Museum

By Debra Baldwin

And In The Print Edition ...

Annual Festival of Lighthouses Contest

By Susan Mizla

Aruba’s California Lighthouse Restored For 100th Birthday

Big Steps at Squaw Island Lighthouse

Collecting Nautical Antiques

By Jim Claflin

Family Bonds

Family Ties at Tillamook Rock and Heceta Head Lighthouses

By Debra Baldwin

First Step In Saving Nottawasaga Island Lighthouse More Difficult Than Expected

Forgotten Cistern Found

From The Archives

From the Commodore

By Debra Baldwin

From the Lighthouse Service Bulletin

By Jack Graham

Keeper Steinhise Honored With Grave Marker

Keeper's Korner

By Timothy Harrison

Lighthouse Keeper Nathan Reed and His Wife Raised 16 Children on Island Lighthouses

By Timothy Harrison

Little River’s One-Armed Keeper Died In Another Lighthouse Where His Father Had Once Been the Keeper

By Timothy Harrison

Lost His Leg at Mt. Desert Rock Lighthouse

By Timothy Harrison

Memories of the U-Boat Sinking of the Diamond Shoals Lightship

By Timothy Harrison

Miriam (Dolby) Hammel Dies at 90

By Timothy Harrison

On The Map

By Timothy Harrison

Original Burial Site of an American Patriot

Photos of Interest

Raising Money for Sabine Pass

Restoration at Gasparilla Island Light

San Francisco Bay Beacon Built of Salvage

By Timothy Harrison

Sara Lane – One Tough Lady Light Keeper

The Bird War at Great Duck Island Lighthouse

By Timothy Harrison

The Heart Wrenching Story of James and Alice Morris

By Timothy Harrison

Twice a Keeper’s Wife

By Claire Bauser

Vinal Beal – Twenty-One Years at Island Lighthouses

By Timothy Harrison

Wickie’s Wisdom

By Timothy Harrison


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