Light Hearted

Light Hearted

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Light Hearted ep 282 – Ben Ridings, Cape May, NJ
June 16, 2024

Cape May Lighthouse, New Jersey. USLHS photo by James Hill. Cape May Lighthouse stands at the southern tip of the state of New Jersey, on the north side of the entrance to Delaware Bay. The first l

Light Hearted Lite #4 – Matt Rosenberg, Nubble Light, Maine
June 12, 2024

This installment features highlights from an interview that was originally recorded in March 2019. Matt Rosenberg is a high school English teacher and also the seasonal caretaker and modern day keeper

Light Hearted ep 281 – Kevin Allor, Calvert Marine Museum, MD; Karen Larson, Barnegat Light Museum, NJ
June 09, 2024

Drum Point Lighthouse Cove Point Lighthouse The exhibits at the Calvert Marine Museum in Solomons, Maryland, focus on maritime heritage and the natural history of the Chesapeake Bay. On the muse

Light Hearted Lite #3 – Author Eric Jay Dolin
June 04, 2024

This is an edited version of an interview first recorded in 2019 and appearing in Light Hearted episode 26. Eric Jay Dolin is the author of 14 books and dozens of articles on American history. The boo

Light Hearted ep 280 – Alexa Price, Historic Ships in Baltimore
June 02, 2024

Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse Located in the inner harbor of Baltimore, Maryland, Historic Ships of Baltimore celebrates more than 200 years of Maryland's naval and maritime history. The sites attra

Light Hearted 279 – Kevin Ferias & a lighthouse for sale in MA; Nancy Patterson & an update on East Point, NJ; Carol Connor & a unique faux lighthouse in CT
May 26, 2024

Borden Flats Lighthouse in Fall River, Massachusetts, was bought in 2011 by Nick Korstad under the guidelines of the National Historic Lighthouse Preservation Act, and Nick fixed it up and opened it u

Light Hearted ep 278 – Tom Hoffman, Sandy Hook, NJ
May 18, 2024

Sandy Hook Light Station, photo by Jeremy D'Entremont. The lighthouse that stands at the end of the long spit of land known as Sandy Hook, on the approach to New York Harbor, began service in 1764,

Light Hearted 277 – Horton Point, NY, and “The Lady Lighthouse Keeper”
May 12, 2024

Horton Point Lighthouse, photo by Jeremy D'Entremont Horton Point Lighthouse is on the north side of eastern Long Island, New York, in the area known as the North Fork. The granite and brick buildi

Light Hearted ep 276 – Maine Maritime Museum and Sounds of the Maine Coast
May 05, 2024

Dianne Ballon Located in the historic shipbuilding city of Bath, Maine, the Maine Maritime Museum includes exhibits dedicated to the past, present, and future of Maine's storied waterways. For ligh

Light Hearted ep 275 – U.S. Lighthouse Society founder Wayne Wheeler, part 2 of 2
April 28, 2024

Sally and Wayne Wheeler This is part two of a two part interview with Wayne and Sally Wheeler, recorded in Washington state in March 2024. Wayne is a former Coast Guard officer who founded the U.S.