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Let's talk Boston Light, by Sally Snowman
Let's talk Boston Light, by Sally Snowman

Sun, Oct 22



Let's talk Boston Light, by Sally Snowman

A talk by Sally Snowman the last lightkeeper of Boston Light (the oldest continuously active lighthouse in the country) and the last active lightkeeper in the country and the ONLY female lightkeeper in the country. Location: Hingham Yacht Club, Hingham, MA

Time & Location

Oct 22, 10:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Hingham, 211 Downer Ave, Hingham, MA 02043, USA

CANE Members attending


Boston Light began lighting the way for safe navigation into the fledging maritime port of Boston in 1716 and continuing into the 21st Century. It was the first established Light Station in colonial America located on Little Brewster Island at the entrance to Boston Harbor. A power-point presentation comprising of illustrations and photographs chronicling 307 years of service will be provided by the last U.S. Coast Guard lighthouse Keeper, Sally Snowman, Ph.D. She has co-authored with her husband, Jay Thomson, two books: Boston Light - A historical perspective (1999) and Boston Light - Arcadia Images of America (2016)

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