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Elinor DeWire
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Tales of Lighthouse Animals
I thought readers might enjoy some excerpts from my 2007 book, "The Lightkeepers' Menagerie." Of all my books (and I think there are 22 of them now), I get the most mail and comments on this one. I think it must be because people love animals so much. The s...
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The Cape Cod Entrepreneur
Photo from New York Public Library Better to light a candle than to curse
the darkness.                                                 Chinese
Proverb             Lighthouse construction and
technology in the early 19 th century was a growing science.   Ad...
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The Cape Cod Entrepreneur
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Point Vicente Lighthouse
Point Vicente Lighthouse, eight miles north of Los Angeles Harbor ,
marks the prominent Palos Verdes Peninsula ,
a turning point for ships heading for San Pedro Channel and Long Beach . It's breezy and sunny there most days, and dry. The site on which the l...
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A Vanished Lighthouse on the Delaware River
Old Fort Mifflin on the Delaware River, Pennsylvania (Wikimedia Commons image) Fort
Mifflin Blockhouse Light I
should on this occasion vow to build a chapel to some saint, but as I am not…it
should be to build a light-house. Benjamin Franklin Letter to his ...
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Lighthouse Keepers' Tales
Pages excerpted from the Washington Lightkeepers Reunion booklet, 2008.
Lighthouse Keepers' Tales
Lighthouse Keepers' Tales
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Remembering Historian and Lighthouse Author, Jim Gibbs
Jim Gibbs books were and continue to be a mainstay in my lighthouse library--a personal collection of mine that boasts about 200 books. About six of those times were authored by Jim. I turned to Jim's work early on in my career for information on West Coast...
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The Lighthouse that Started it All
It was January 1973, and I had been married only a few weeks. My new husband, who I had met fifteen months earlier on a blind date when I was at college, was stationed at the Naval Air Station Brunswick, Maine. We lived in a small apartment in a large, ramb...
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An Amazing Big Lamp in the Heavens
            Once in a
blue moon, I get a chance to talk about something uncommon in our earthly realm,
something non-lighthouse . If you're only interested in lighthouses, stop reading this post now, though you'll miss some amazing lighthouse photos later i...
An Amazing Big Lamp in the Heavens
An Amazing Big Lamp in the Heavens
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The Heroism of Minnie Patterson
Minnie Patterson and her dog, from Alberni Valley Museum Winter storms in the Pacific Northwest seldom get the same media attention Atlantic hurricanes do, but they can be equally cruel and destructive. The most vulnerable sites are those exposed to the ful...
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December at Lighthouses
December has many interesting tales and connections to lighthouses. I thought it might be fun to print some pages from the December section of my out-of-print, 2000 book, The Lighthouse Almanac. At some point, I hope to have it updated and reprinted--the mo...
December at Lighthouses
December at Lighthouses
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