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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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Lighthouse Lodging

Point no Point lighthouse

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.

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Preservation Grants Program

Our first grant of $10,000 went to the Block Island Southeast Lighthouse with the help of Lands' End. Visit our Grants Page for application instructions.

What's New

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

The US Lighthouse Society's Michigan tour was able to gain access to the Granite Island Lighthouse which is not normally open to the public.

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

Our 2015 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!

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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