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Lighthouses of NH Seacoast & Maine

The lighthouse is a pervasive icon in our culture, often used to symbolize positive qualities like faith, guidance, strength, and steadfastness.

Everyone is invited to join us as Author Jeremy D’Entremont presents a lecture on the rich history of the lighthouses between Portsmouth, NH, and York, Maine, Wednesday, Jan. 29 at 6:30 p.m. in Taylor Community’s Woodside Building. This free event is open to the public.

The focus of his lecture will be on the fascinating stories of lighthouse keepers and their families. Those lighthouses covered will be Portsmouth Harbor Light, Whaleback Light, White Island (Isles of Shoals) Light, Boon Island Light, and Cape Neddick “Nubble” Light. Included will be information about the present-day preservation efforts for these maritime sentinels.

Jeremy D’Entremont is the author of 21 books and hundreds of articles on lighthouses and maritime history. He is the president and historian for the American Lighthouse Foundation, and founder and chairperson of Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouses He has also lectured and narrated cruises throughout New England.   Books will be available for signing and purchase at the event.

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