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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Here is a great article written by Charles "Chuck" Berry about his year long motorcycle tour of the U.S., taking part in the Iron Butt Association's "Lighthouse Tour".
We have updated our listings for Classical Fresnel Lenses in the U.S. & Operational Fresnel Lenses in the U.S. Visit our updated spreadsheets here.
The US Lighthouse Society has done extensive research and now presents links to uses of the word "lighthouse" in both TIME Magazine and LIFE Magazine!
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!
Learn more about the history and development of Lighthouses in America and around the world.
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.