Growing up at Boston Light: A special and spooky childhood

Although none of the many written histories of Boston Light mention the presence of a ghost, one keeper’s daughter has a different tale to tell. It’s just one of a treasure chest full of childhood memories for Joanne LaVigne Schroer who lived at the 300-year-old light with her family when she was a toddler.

Haunted lighthouses: Point Lookout Lighthouse

Throughout the service’s history, stories of rescues at sea naturally evoked images of romance in hard times, but would anyone believe there are plenty of ghost stories associated with lighthouses and lifesaving stations? Read on as Coast Guard historian Nora […]