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Boston Harbor Islands

Boston, Massachusetts

Many of the Boston Harbor Islands contain buildings and structures related to such uses...
Calvert Marine Museum

Solomons, Maryland

Established in 1970 and moved to its current location in 1975, the Calvert Marine Museum...
Cape Cod

Eastham, Massachusetts

Lighthouses, cultural landscapes, and wild cranberry bogs offer a glimpse of Cape Cod...
Cape Florida Lighthouse

Key Biscayne, Florida

The Cape Florida lighthouse is one of the most celebrated landmarks owned by the State of...
Cape Lookout National Seashore

Harkers Island, North Carolina

From birding, to camping, to fishing, to learning about the rich history of Cape Lookout...
Door County Maritime Museum Cana Island

Bailey's Harbor, Wisconsin

Visitors to Cana Island walk across the rock causeway from the Door County mainland to...
Fort Gratiot Lighthouse

Port Huron, Michigan

Fort Gratiot, named after General Charles Gratiot, the engineer in charge of its...
Historic Ships In Baltimore

Baltimore, Maryland

In cooperation with the USS Constellation Museum, the Maritime Museum operates four...
Hudson Athens Lighthouse

Athens, New York

Construction was begun in early 1873, and the lighthouse was completed and put into...
Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse And Museum

Jupiter, Florida

The museum is owned and run by the Loxahatchee River Historical Society, which also...
Kenosha History Center

Kenosha, Wisconsin

The Kenosha History Center includes two museum galleries: The Yesteryear Gallery and the...
Keweenaw County Historical Society & Eagle Harbor Lighthouse

Eagle Harbor, Michigan

The copper mining industry got going on the Keweenaw Peninsula in the 1840s. Lake...
Lighthouse Of Los Morillos

Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico

Located on an isolated point with white lime cliffs surrounded by lagoons and marshes,...
Little Red Lighthouse

New York, New York

Illustrated by Lynd Ward, this tale of the friendship between the tiny beacon and the...
Old Cape Henry Lighthouse

Fort Story, Virginia

The architectural integrity of the tower is representative of one of John McComb's best...
Point San Luis Lighthouse

San Luis Obispo, California

What may be the second most important historical momunent to the central coast is...
Ponce De Leon Inlet Lighthouse

Ponce Inlet, Florida

Completed in 1887, the Ponce de Leon Inlet Light Station was built when the area was...
Port Isabel Lighthouse

Port Isabel, Texas

The 82-foot tower is constructed of brick with a light that can be seen for 15 miles. It...
Presque Isle Lighthouse

Presque Isle, Michigan

Presque Isle was named by the French during the fur trade era and means almost an island...
Saugerties Light

Saugerties, New York

Completed in 1869 at the mouth of Esopus Creek, the Coast Guard lighthouse was abandoned...
Shelburne Museum

Shelburne, Vermont

More than 150,000 works of art are on display on the 45-acre museum campus, spread...
St. Augustine Lighthouse And Museum

St. Augustine, Florida

A Spanish watchtower, built in the late 1500's was the predecessor of the present St....
St. Simons Lighthouse Museum

St. Simons Island, Georgia

Unfortunately, the first lighthouse built was destroyed during the Civil War. However,...
Twin Lights Of Navesink

Highlands, New Jersey

Twin Lights is situated 200 feet above sea level in Highlands, New Jersey. It overlooks...
Tybee Island Light Station

Tybee Island, Georgia

Ordered by General James Oglethorpe, Governor of the 13th colony, in 1732, the Tybee...