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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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Connecticut & Rhode Island

Jun 05, 2016 to Jun 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

Apply now for $1.7 in National Maritime Heritage Grants

 Approximately $1.7 million in National Maritime Heritage Grants for education or preservation projects are available for 2016.

Stratford Point Lighthouse Tour - June 11

U. S. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound will host a Stratford Point Lighthouse Tour on Saturday, June 11, 2016.

New Host Lighthouse Keeper Opportunities

Be a host "camper" keeper at Fox Island Lighthouse, Michigan or a host keeper at Swallowtail Lighthouse on Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick.

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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