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America’s First Lighthouse

The first official lighthouse America was built in 1716, and, though the original Colonial Era structure was destroyed, there’s is still a lighthouse at the location on Brewster Island, Boston Harbor. Today’s blog post explores reasons for building that first … Continue reading

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