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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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Southern & Central California

Mar 04, 2016 to Mar 12, 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

Lands' End and the U.S. Lighthouse Society partner to rehabilitate the historical Alcatraz Island Lighthouse in San Francisco.

Our annual holiday ornament fundraiser is here. This year's collectible ornament features the New Dungeness Lighthouse, who will receive half of all of the proceeds!

Presenting the Recipients of the 2015 U.S. Lighthouse Society Preservation Grant Awards.

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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