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The United States Lighthouse Society is a nonprofit historical and educational organization dedicated to saving and sharing the rich maritime legacy of American lighthouses and supporting lighthouse preservation throughout the nation.

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Lake Ontario Circle

Sep 08, 2016 to Sep 17, 2016

USLHS Bulletin

Featuring descriptions of domestic and international lighthouse expeditions offered by the Society, interesting stories and important announcements. Learn More & Download Latest Bulletin


Lighthouse Lodging

Have you ever wanted to stay at a lighthouse?  This is the most comprehensive list of locations across the U.S. that offer a variety of experiences. View our Accommodations List.


Lighthouse Preservation Grants Program

What's New

Planning Meeting for Plum and Pilot Islands, WI

The U.S. Lighthouse Society was invited to participate in a meeting called by the Friends of Plum and Pilot Islands (FOPPI) and the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to discuss future planning for the usage of these islands.

National Coast Guard Museum Planning Underway

The National Coast Guard Museum Association, Inc. (NCGMA), hosted a Museum Exhibit Advisory Panel (MEAP) meeting recently in New London, Connecticut, where the new museum is to be located.

Our 2016 tour schedule is now available. Don't miss your chance to tour the interior of one of the most photographed lighthouses in the United States!

Society members can now save money on select lighthouse cruises throughout the U.S.

Lighthouse History

Learn more about the history and development of Lighthouses in America and around the world.

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Passport Program & Club

The United States Lighthouse Society Passport Program is designed to generate donations for participating lighthouses in addition to being a fun and educational way to learn about lighthouses and chronicle your lighthouse adventures.  Collect unique stamps from over 450 locations throughout the country.  In addition, when you join our free Passport Club you will receive a special gift and periodic updates on new stamp locations and stamp hunting tips.

 

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