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Looking Ahead:

America's Forgotten Heroine:  Ida Lewis, Keeper of the Light

Join NLM members and friends on Sunday March 8, 2015 (International Women's day) when we will host Professor Marian Gagnon, PhD who will screen her award-winning historical documentary, America’s Forgotten Heroine: Ida Lewis, Keeper of the Light. This is the forgotten and intriguing life story of our country’s most famous maritime heroine, Ida Lewis of Newport, Rhode Island.  Read More... 

First National Juried Photography Show

NLM, in association with the Creative Photographers Guild present:

"Lighthouse Stories and Tales of the Sea". Join us on site Saturday, March 7, 2015, 1-5 pm, for an opening reception. Meet the artists and awards presentation. 

Exhibit runs March 7 - through March 29, 2015. Gallery hours: Wednesdays, 10-4 pm, Saturdays & Sundays, 1-5 pm.

 

Lighthouse Boat Tours

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Join National Lighthouse Members and friends as we cruise past the lighthouses of New York Harbor, up the Hudson River, to Long Island Sound via the East River, or circumnavigate Staten Island.  Cruises are regularly scheduled during the Spring, Summer and early Fall.

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Museum Site Progress

Lighthouse Weekend Celebration

The National Lighthouse Museum recently held a weekend of special events celebrating the 225th Anniversary of President George Washington’s historic proclamation establishing the federal system of lighthouses in the United States.

On Thursday August 7th the NLM hosted a gathering to thank all who…

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Wall of Lights Exhibit

wall of lights homepageAs visitors enter the doors of the NLM, the first thing they encounter is a large, faceted lighthouse-inspired structure, immediately recognizable by its official lighthouse colors, pattern and cupola top. This iconic structure serves…

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NLM Chronology

The National Lighthouse Museum was originally conceived by the National Lighthouse Museum Steering Committee, an affiliation of lighthouse preservation societies, in 1996 in response to the threat posed by waterfront developers and neglect, to lighthouses around the country...

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