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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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Featured Lighthouse Tour

2021 Puget Sound Adventure

Aug 27, 2021 to Sep 01, 2021

Thomas Point Shoal

Lighthouse Tours/Cruises

2021 Schedule is here!


Lighthouse Lodging

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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. 

Lighthouse Preservation Grants Program

What's New

35 Recipients have been selected!

Amazon Smile

Great News! Amazon will make a donation to the U.S. Lighthouse Society when you shop with them!

Watch our recorded presentations of many of our past lighthouse tours.

Read a variety of articles that have been digitized from The Keeper's Log magazine and are now available online!

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

Lighthouse Podcast

Elinor DeWire is an award-winning author, editor, public speaker, educator, and blogger based in Connecticut. She’s authored some 20 books about lighthouses. She is also the recipient of the Coast Guard Meritorious Public Service Award, and she serves on the board of directors of the U.S. Lighthouse Society and chairs the Society’s Education Committee. Also in this episode is an interview with Bill Gicker, director of Stamp Services for the U.S. Postal Service, about the new set of five Mid-Atlantic lighthouse stamps to be released on August 6. 

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 600 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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Lighthouse History

Learn more about the history and development of Lighthouses in America and around the world.

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