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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

Maine (Grand Manan & New Brunswick)

Oct 02, 2019 to Oct 11, 2019

What's New

9th Annual Lighthouse Vacation Auction

This year's auction begins Monday - December 9th at 12:00 EST and goes through Sunday - December 15th at 7:00 EST.

Our 2020 member lighthouse calendar "Lights On" is now available in our online shop.

Light Hearted episode 36: Annie Potts, Elbow Reef Lighthouse Society, The Bahamas

The buildings at the Elbow Reef Light Station in the Bahamas were devastated by Hurricane Dorian at the beginning of September.  Annie Potts is the U.S.-based member of the Elbow Reef Lighthouse Society team. She is also the author of the book Last Lights: The Hand-Wound Lighthouses of The Bahama Islands.

New Thomas Point Shoal - Tumbler

Help support the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse by purchasing one of these unique tumblers.
For each one purchased, $1 is donated to the restoration of the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse.

Help support a complete restoration of the lighthouse's steel beams!

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 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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