Putting the Sanibel Lighthouse (FL) back together: What will it cost and how long will it take?
It makes sense that even repairs to Sanibel's lighthouse involve insurance estimates, deductables and delays
More than a year after Hurricane Ian slammed the barrier island, smashing one of hte historic tower's leg into three pieces, it's awaiting final fixes as the city deals with its municipal insurance company.
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Climb the Anclote Key (FL) lighthouse, a Gulf Coast landmark with more than a century of history
What debuted in the late 1800s as a shining beacon of light, then eventually fell into disrepair, is now back in restored condition and open for visitors to climb 127 steps to the top.
The Anclote Key lighthouse is a national historic landmark situated a few miles west of Tarpon Springs along Florida's Gulf Coast. Although the lighthouse was battered by Hurricane Idalia, which tore through the Big Bend region of the state in late August, it recently received an $800,000 facelift, including a fresh coat of paint inside and out.
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Umpqua Lighthouse (OR) State Park hosts free guided walk Monday
Umpqua Lighthouse State Park will host a group hike around Lake Marie on Monday as on of 34 First Day Hikes offered at 31 Oregon State Parks.
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Officials: Missing boater rescued at Stratford Point (CT) Lighthouse
A missing boater and his boat was found Friday morning after they went missing near Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge in New Haven
The Coast Guard says it received information of a disoriented boater around 2 a.m. on Long Island Sound.
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Deputies arrest burglary suspect at Pigeon Point (CA) Lighthouse, partner flees
A man was taken into custody and another suspect is at large after deputies responded to a burglary report at the Pigeon Point Lighthouse on Highway 1 just south of Pescardero, the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office said Sunday.
On Saturday around 4:30 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the lighthouse on a report of a vehicle burglary.
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Bureau of Land Management Complete Restoration of 114-Year-Old Punta Gorda (CA) Light Station
The Bureau of Land Management has completed restoration of the 114-year-old Punta Gorda Light Station overlooking the Pacific Coast along the Lost Coast Trail of south Eureka. The Rehabilitation project was partially funded by $2.8 million received through the Great American Outdoors Act.
In addition to restoring the scenic quality of the two-story lighthouse and adjacent oil house, renovations included repairing railings and replacing a spiral stairway leading to the lighthouse lantern room and deck.
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B.C. (Canada) lightkeepers wanted: A rugged, romantic job - just don't be running from something
There are a few good reasons to become a lighthouse keeper in B.C.: To watch the migrating birds and migrating grays, humpbacks, and orcas, and the white-sided dolphins in their super pods.
To feel like you are helping people, even if they never know it was your weather report that stopped them from going out that day.
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Shining Bright: New Light at Sankaty, MA
A perfect mix of history and innovation. That's how Sankaty Head Lighthouse keeper Rob Benchley describes the Sconset beacon now that its topped with a state-of-the-art LED lamp.
"It's a combination of history, museum and a top-notch technical aid to navigation," Benchley said.
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Sally Snowman, the Last Lighthouse Keeper in the U.S. Retires
After two decades, the last U.S. Coast Guard lighthouse keeper bids adieu to her beloved position. Sally Snowman has been the keeper at Boston Light since 3004, when she was the first ever woman to take up the position at this historic lighthouse on Little Brewster Island.
As soon as the clock strikes midnight on New Year's Eve, it will mark the end of an era as Sally Snowman, devoted keeper of Boston Light, says farewell to her role as the last Coast Guard lighthouse keeper in the United States. Her retirement at the age of 72 brings a close to a remarkable chapter in maritime history.
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