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Lighthouses and the U.S. Lighthouse Service

These books cover the U.S. Lighthouse Service and modern guides to American lighthouses.
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For lighthouse collectibles and other lighthouse related merchandise, try the Lighthuse Depot, 1-800-758-1444 fax 1-207-646-6255. They're catalog is bigger than their web site!

Another, off-web source of lighthouse information is Shore Village Museum, 104 Limerock St., Rockland, ME 04841 1-2070594-0311 fax 1-207-594-9481. Ask for a copy of their newsletter with all kinds of current information and lighthouses.

Lighthouses & Keepers : The U.S. Lighthouse Service and Its Legacy / by Dennis L. Noble
Guardians of the Lights : The Men and Women of the U.S. Lighthouse Service / by Elinor De Wire
Guardians of the Lights : Stories of US Lighthouse Keepers / by Elinor De Wire
Lighthouse Families / by Cheryl Shelton-Roberts, Bruce Roberts

Legendary Lighthouses : The Companion to the PBS Television Series / by John Grant, Ray Jones

American Lighthouses : A Pictorial History / by Jill Caravan
Lighthouses / by F. Ross Holland
Great American Lighthouses / by F. Ross Holland, George J. Mitchell
Lighthouses from Aloft : 51 Scenic New England Lights / by Charles Feil
A Traveler's Guide to 116 Michigan Lighthouses / by Laurie Penrose
Bay Beacons : Lighthouses of the Chesapeake Bay / by Linda Turbyville, Patrick Hornberger

This next group is a series by Bruce Roberts and Ray Jones that covers American lighthouses regionally.

American Lighthouses : A Comprehensive Guide
New England Lighthouses : Bay of Fundy to Long Island Sound
Mid-Atlantic Lighthouses : Hudson River to Chesapeake Bay
Southeastern Lighthouses : Outer Banks to Cape Florida
Gulf Coast Lighthouses : Florida Keys to the Rio Grande
Eastern Great Lakes Lighthouses : Ontario, Erie, and Huron
Western Great Lakes Lighthouses : Michigan and Superior

California Lighthouses : Point St. George to the Gulf of Santa Catalina
Pacific Northwest Lighthouses : Oregon to the Aleutians
Western Lighthouses : Olympic Peninsula to San Diego

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