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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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Nov 30, 2016 to Dec 15, 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

Large Collection of German Lighthouse Images Donated to Society

Society Member Egbert Koch donated a major gift of digital copies of more than 5400 photographs of German lighthouses to the Society.

This year's collectible brass holiday ornament features the Boston Harbor Lighthouse,
in celebration of their 300th anniversary!

Boston Light Rehab Project

Lands’ End partners with the US Lighthouse Society, the USCG and the NPS to help rehabilitate the oldest U.S. Light Station


Presenting the Recipients of the 2016 U.S. Lighthouse Society Preservation Grant Awards.

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!

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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