Tawas Point Lighthouse, located in Tawas Point State Park in Baldwin Township in Northern Michigan, is an attraction for maritime buffs and also a destination for birdwatchers, with spectacular views over Lake Huron and Tawas Bay.
Light Hearted Special Edition – Jack Del Nunzio, the National Archives and the J. Candace Clifford Lighthouse Research Catalog
J. Candace Clifford From the time it was founded in 1984, the United States Lighthouse Society has maintained an Archive of lighthouse data including photos, documents, and many other items pertaining to lighthouses, lightships,
Light Hearted ep 53 – Bob Stevenson of Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse, MD; Gary Riemenschneider, educational resources on USLHS website
Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse is the last screwpile cottage-style light station in its original location in Chesapeake Bay. It’s located about a mile and a half offshore from the nearest point of land in Annapolis, Maryland.
Lighthouse tenders were ships that were specifically designed to maintain, support, or tend to lighthouses or lightships by providing supplies, fuel, mail, and transportation. The tender Lilac was launched in Wilmington, Delaware, in 1933.
Peter Gellatly Peter Gellatly is a lecturer in accounting and administration at the Coatbridge campus of New College Lanarkshire in Scotland. About 25 years ago he saw a lighthouse on his way to the Isle of Man, and he was mesmerized.
The United States Lighthouse podcast Light Hearted was launched in June 2019 as the only podcast completely devoted to lighthouses and their history, preservation, and lore. This marks the fiftieth episode, not counting a few "special editions.
Katie Brydon greeting visitors at Burnt Island. Courtesy of Maine Department of Marine Resources. Katie Brydon and husband Jesse Gauthier at Burnt Island. Courtesy of Maine Department of Marine Resources.
Ida Lewis; U.S. Lighthouse Society archive February 25 is the birthday of a woman who is arguably the most famous lighthouse keeper in American history -- Ida Lewis of Lime Rock in Newport Harbor, Rhode Island.
Light Hearted ep 47 – Jeremey Richardson and Miriam Davidson, owners of Moose Peak Lighthouse, Maine
Moose Peak Lighthouse, photo by Jeremy D'Entremont This episode of Light Hearted featured an interview with the owners of one of the most rugged and remote lighthouses in New England. Congress authorized the building of a lighthouse on the east poin...
(Use the player at the bottom of the page to hear the podcast) There are many creative ways to raise money for lighthouse preservation, and the two interview subjects in this episode of Light Hearted have found one of the most creative.