Growing up at Boston Light: A Special and Spooky Childhood

Growing up at Boston Light: A Special and Spooky Childhood
While on Little Brewster Island, Mass., for the Boston Light Tricentennial on September 14, 2016, JoAnn LaVigne Schroer stands with her husband holding a photo of her family taken in front of the lighthouse in the early 1950’s. U.S. Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer 2nd class LaNola Stone. By Coast Guard Auxiliarist Reid Oslin Even more than 60 years later, Joanne LaVigne Schroer insists she...

Coast Guard, National Park Service celebrate Boston Light’s 300th anniversary

Coast Guard, National Park Service celebrate Boston Light's 300th anniversary
Adm. Paul Zukunft, the commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, presents Boston Light lighthouse Keeper Sally Snowman the Coast Guard Commanders Award for Civilian Service on Little Brewster Island, Mass., September 14, 2016.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd class LaNola Stone. BOSTON — The Coast Guard along with the National Park Service and Boston Harbor Now celebrated Boston Light’s...

Coast Guard announces renovation plans for Boston Light

BOSTON — The Coast Guard announced plans to commence a $1.1 million project to repair and renovate structures at Boston Light, Saturday. The project, outlined during a public presentation by lighthouse keeper Sally Snowman, is intended to preserve the structural integrity of the lighthouse tower and surrounding buildings and assists in preparing for the light station’s upcoming tricentennial celebrations...

Lighting Boston Harbor for 150 years

by Sally Snowman – Lighthouse keeper, Boston Light Photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Connie Terrell One-hundred and fifty-years ago, at sunset on the winter solstice, Boston Light’s newly installed second order classical Fresnel lens was lit for the first time on the country’s first lighthouse. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); });