Historical Details

This is a selected archive of blog posts shared from the series 19th Century American Maritime on Gazette665. These blog posts included the real historical facts behind events in the story Lighthouse Loyalty.

Beginning in January 2018, there will be a special blog series revealing historical details specific to the novel and stories from the writing and publishing process. Stay tuned!

(To view the full-archive for 19th Century American Maritime, please click here.)

American Lighthouses

Lights On The Coast

America’s First Lighthouse

Building American Lighthouses, 1789-1851

St. Croix River Lighthouse

The Lighthouse Board, 1852-1910

American Lighthouses: New England

American Lighthouses: Middle Atlantic

American Lighthouses: Southern & Gulf Coasts

American Lighthouses: West Coast

American Lighthouses: Great Lakes Region

Lighthouses: Lamps & Lenses

Lighthouse Poetry

19th Century Whaling

A Whaling Voyage

New Bedford – The 19th Century American Whaling Capital

Whaleship Niantic, c. 1840

The Golden Age & Decline Of American Whaling?

Maritime History

Bowditch’s “The New American Practical Navigator”

5 Things You Should Know About California’s 19th Century Maritime History

Maps & Charts: Works Of Art?