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The American Lighthouse Foundation
- For the preservation of historic lighthouses. Includes the New England Lighthouse Foundation.
A Brief History of New Dungeness Lighthouse
- Vintage and contemporary photos plus narrative description on light situated on a spit in the Strait of Juan de Fuca-Puget Sound in Washington state.
Chesapeake Bay Lighthouse Project
- Photos, descriptions and historical information on lighthouses and lightships of the Chesapeake Bay region.
Chesapeake Bay Lights
- Identification of architectural style and information on date built, order of lens and whether or not light is still in service.
Delaware River and Bay Lighthouse Foundation
- An all-volunteer organization that serves as the caretaker for two of Delaware's nine remaining historic lighthouses - Harbor of Refuge Lighthouse and Delaware Breakwater East End.
- Photo gallery and information on lighthouses in the United States. From the Public Broadcasting Network series of the same name.
- Photographs, description and history of U.S. lighthouses
- Profiles top-rated lighthouses for historic significance and other criteria.
Lighthouses in the U.S.
- Photos and information on lights located in the northeast, Florida and California.
Lighthouses of the South
- Guide to lighthouses in Florida, Georgia, North and South Carolina. Includes location maps, personal observations, history and illustrations.
Lighthouses, Lightships and Aids to Navigation
- Extensive information includes photos, history, data and statistics from the U.S. Coast Guard.
LiLee's Lighthouse Lane
- Photos and information on rescued lights, lighthouse preservation and the lights of New England, New York and New Jersey.
- Nighttime photographs of lighthouses in California, Oregon, Washington and North Carolina.
Park Net: Lighthouse Heritage
- Survey of historic light stations within the US National Park system: photograph, date and basic facts on construction given for each. Lighthouse lens inventory; lighthouses to visit, preservation.
Rhode Island Lighthouse History
- Guide to Rhode Island lighthouses in Florida, Georgia, North and South Carolina. Includes location maps, history, illustrations, plans, government documents.
Sand Island Lighthouse Preservation Group, Inc.
- News and information on lighthouse located off Dauphin Island in Alabama.
Towers of the Atlantic Coast
- Information on lights from the Montauk Point Light at the tip of Long Island, New York south to St. Simons Light in Georgia.
Tybee Island Light Station
- Narrative history of the towers, lightkeepers' houses, Fresnel lens during the Civil War and related information. Located on Tybee Island, east of Savannah, Georgia.
U. S. Lighthouses
- Photos and narrative descriptions on many lights across the U.S.
United States Lighthouse Society
- Nonprofit historical and educational organization provides information on programs, tours, projects and chapters.
- Features a listing of U.S. lighthouses with mapped location and descriptions. The lighthouses can be found by searching by state, zip code, or name.
US Lighthouse Society
- Chesapeake Chapter (Virginia and Maryland). Includes photos, maps, club information.
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