March 4 – A Virtual Tour of New England Lighthouses
The lighthouse is a pervasive icon in our culture, often used to symbolize positive qualities like faith, guidance, and strength. Jeremy D’Entremont’s presentation, Lighthouses of Seacoast New Hampshire and Southern Maine, will focus on the rich history of the lighthouses between Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and York, Maine, featuring primarily the fascinating stories of lighthouse keepers and their families. The lighthouses covered in Jeremy’s presentation will be Portsmouth Harbor Light, Whaleback Light, White Island (Isles of Shoals) Light, Boon Island Light, and Cape Neddick “Nubble” Light.
Speaker: 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, founder and chairman of Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouses, and historian for the U.S. Lighthouse Society. Jeremy has lectured and narrated cruises throughout New England. He is the webmaster of www.newenglandlighthouses.net and host of the U.S. Lighthouse Society’s podcast, “Light Hearted.” He has appeared in many national TV and radio programs speaking about lighthouse history and preservation.