Lighthouse Societies

U.S. Lighthouse Society

244 Kearny St., 5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94108

President and founder, Wayne Wheeler, produces a quarterly magazine and leads members on frequent tours, including the annual Maine pilgrimage. Publishes a newsletter called The Keeper's Log.

Outer Banks Lighthouse Society

Outer Banks Lighthouse Society
P.O. Box 305
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
919 441 9928

Founders Cheryl and Bruce Roberts are fighting to save Cape Hatteras Light.

Lighthouse Preservation Society

P.O. Box 736
Rockport, MA 01966

LPS is very active in lobbying Congress for lighthouse preservation. They also produce a series of lighthouse finding guides. Membership can include a subscription to The Lighthouse Digest.

Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers Association

c/o Henry Ford Estate
4901 Evergreen Road
Dearborn, MI 48128-1491

GLLKA sponsors conferences and cruises and is involved in lighthouse restoration and preservation. Membership includes a quarterly publication, The Beacon.

Chesapeake Chapter of the United States Lighthouse Society

P.O. Box 1270
Annandale, VA 22003

The Chesapeake Chapter is an extremely active group. It not only sponsor tours of the Chesapeake Bay Lighthouses, but also trips to nearby areas. It also has an active lighthouse restoration and preservation group. Membership includes Cheslights, a quarterly publication.

Delaware River and Bay Lighthouse Foundation, Inc

P.O. Box 991
Boyertown, PA 19512
(610) 473-9783 email Robert Trapani

This group has a lease on the Harbor of Refuge light in Delaware Bay, and will begin restoration of that light.

Florida Lighthouse Association, Inc.

4931 South Peninsula Drive
Ponce Inlet, FL 32127
(904) 761-1821