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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

An ever growing series of answers to questions we are frequently asked at our headquarters, on excursions and at presentations.

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RELIGHTING A LIGHTHOUSE

Full instructions on how to apply to have your lighthouse relighted as a Private Aid To Navigation if it has been extinguished.

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RESEARCHING LIGHTHOUSE KEEPERS

Researching Great Lakes lighthouse keepers can be a daunting, but rewarding project. Here are instructions on where and how to search.

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YOUR OWN LIGHTHOUSE

So - you want to own be the keeper of your own lighthouse! This article provides a basic introduction on how you get your own lighthouse.

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NHLPA TRANSFERS

A listing of all lighthouses which have been transferred via the National Historic Lighthouse Preservation Act since its passage in 2000

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DOCUMENT DOWNLOADS

A listing of historic documents now in digitized copies. Download these PDF documents to assist you with your research.