Lighthouse Keeper's & Friends Association
- an organization whose goal is to bring together
former keeper's, relatives, and others that care about
the preservation of our historic Delaware Bay
Lighthouses. Membership is $15.00 (single) or $20.00
(family) annually. For more info send email to: DBLHKeeperFriend@aol.com
- Chesapeake Bay
Lighthouse Project- Photos,
descriptions, and historical information on all of the
Chesapeake Bay area lighthouses. Also includes charts,
weather links, and some peripheral information.
River & Bay Lighthouse Foundation, Inc.
- (D.R.B.L.H.F.) is a non-profit[501(c)(3)] organization
whose mission is to serve as a catalyst for the
preservation and restoration of our historic lighthouses
on the Delaware River and Bay. The U.S. Coast Guard has
granted the ordination a lease on the Harbor of Refuge
of Lighthouse, located off Cape Henlopen, in Lewes,
Delaware. The purpose of the lease is to allow for the
restoration and preservation of the lighthouse., create
and educational and interpretive museum of our regions
maritime heritage and eventually to make the light
accessible for tours to the general public. Membership
categories are: Plank Owner, $35.00 a year which
includes 4 issues of the organizations quarterly
newsletter, The Bay Pilot, a membership card, a
certificate suitable for framing, and any material or
special reports published during the current year
relating to the preservation efforts at the Harbor of
Refuge Lighthouse; Lifetime Plank Owner, which includes
lifetime membership, the organizations quarterly
newsletter, a special plank owners plaque commemorating
your commitment and and material or special reports
published during the current year relating to the
preservation efforts at the Harbor of Refuge Lighthouse.
Make checks or money orders payable to "Delaware River
and Bay Foundation, Inc." and send to Delaware River and
Bay Foundation, Inc., P.O. Box 708, Lewes, DE 19958.
Phone number is (302) 644-7046.
Florida Lighthouse Association, 4931
South Peninsula Drive, Ponce Inlet, Florida, 32127. FLA
is a state-wide organization to preserve and promote
Florida's lighthouses. A newsletter, "The FLA FLASH," is
part of your membership. Phone: (904) 761-1821. Fax:
Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse, c/o New
England Lighthouse Foundation, P.O. Box 889, Wells,
Maine, 04090, Phone 207-646-0515. The group is
attempting to restore the Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse
in Rockland, Maine. It is estimated that it will cost
$250,000 to restore the lighthouse. There will be no
taxpayer money used to restore the lighthouse. All funds
for restoration must come from private donations.
Joining the Friends of Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse
will automatically enroll you as a member of the New
England Lighthouse Foundation also. Dues at Member
($20), Keeper ($50), Headkeeper ($100) and Commissioner
($500). Donations are tax deductible under 501(c3) of
the IRS code.
- Friends of
Sequin Island, Attention Troy Wallace,
P.O. Box 438 Georgetown, ME 04548. The Friends are
maintaining the Sequin Island Light Station.
- Great Lakes Lighthouse
Keeper's Association (GLLKA), Originally consisting
of an informal gathering of retired
lighthouse keepers, their families and
friends, the Great Lakes Lighthouse
Keepers Association (GLLKA) was officially
incorporated as a 501(c)(3) non-profit
organization in 1983, making it one of the
nation's longest-lived lighthouse
OUR GOAL: To restore, renovate, preserve and operate
structures that are part of our heritage and our
nationís treasures: lighthouses! (HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT
STRUCTURES Incorporated, a 501c3. A non
profit for the restoration of lighthouses.)
Lighthouse Museum, St. George, Staten
Island, New York, 10301
London Maritime Society, Custom House Maritime Museum,
150 Bank Street, New London, Connecticut
06320. New London Maritime Society - Open
year round - your local, independent, community
museum - telling the stories of New London's
Banks Lighthouse Society, P.O. Box
1005, Morehead City, NC 28557. Phone: (252)247-5436. The
Outer Banks Lighthouse Society was organized in 1994 to
aid in the preservation of the lighthouses in the area
and work with the National Park Service and other
agencies and non-profit groups to achieve the
safe-keeping of the buildings, artifacts and records of
the old United States Lighthouse Establishment, a.k.a.
U.S. Light-House Board and Bureau of Lighthouses and
U.S. Lighthouse Service. Co-founded by Cheryl
Shelton-Roberts and Bruce Roberts, OBLHS is a non-profit
and publishes Lighthouse News quarterly. E-mail address
- Overfalls Maritime
Museum Foundation, Overfalls Maritime
Museum Foundation, Inc., P. O. Box 413, Lewes, DE 19958,
or contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The foundation is working to restore the Overfalls
Island Lighthouse Foundation, (Rhode
Island), Charlotte Johnson, Executive Director, P.O. Box
1419, Newport, rhode Island, 02840. Phone: (401)
847-4242. Fax: (401) 849-3540.
- Save the
Light, Inc., a group formed to save the
Morris Island Lighthouse, Charleston, South Carolina.
Mailing address: Save The Light Inc., P.O., Box 12490,
Charleston, SC 29422. Phone: (843) 795-8911.
- Save Esopus Lighthouse Commission, is
working to save the Esopus Meadows Lighthouse, one of
the 7 remaining navigational warning lights on the
Hudson River. Memberships are: Contributor ($5),
Individual ($15), Household ($25), Sponsor ($50), Patron
($100), Benefactor ($500). SELC, P.O. Box 1290, Port
Ewen, NY 12455, USA.
- United States Lighthouse
Society (USLHS) - A non-profit
Historical & Educational Organization - USLHS, 244
Kearny Street, 5th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94108.
Phone: (415) 362-7255. Publishes The Keeper's
Log," a quarterly.
- New Dungess Chapter, P.O. Box 1283, Sequim, WA
98382. Tel: (360) 683-9166.
- New York Harbor Lights, Nancy Fiske, President, P.O.
Box 40762, Staten Island, NY 10304. Phone: (718)
727-4962, Fax (718) 720-6887.
- Oregon Chapter, Michael Noack, President, P.O. Box
600, Lakeside, OR 97449.