CREDITS: I would like to thank Jeremy D'Entremont for providing much of the history one can find on this site. He is a speaker, author, historian, and tour guide who is widely recognized as the foremost authority on the lighthouses of New England. For a story on Jeremy or to visit his site (New England Lighthouses: A Virtual Guide), use the corresponding link in the right hand information bar under "Related Links".

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I have set up this site as a means to share my photographs of lighthouses. Since retiring and finding more time to study photography, my interests have expanded a little. For some of my work other than lighthouses please enjoy my Facebook page at, John Shaw Photography. Come visit, enjoy, and 'LIKE' if you wish.

Also, for your enjoyment, I have provided a slideshow of our journey. To view it please use the link on the right under 'Site Navigation Tools'.

I sincerely hope you enjoy my efforts and use my site not only for information and education but also to provide directions for many enjoyable, inspirational visits to the beacons along our beautiful coas.

Saturday, May 14, 2011

A Truly Outstanding Blog -

If you have a passion for family, cooking, or crafting please join my wonderful, courageous daughter-in-law at her blog:  Therein you can also follow her journey in her fight to conquer cancer.  Her positive attitude has be an inspiration for all.  I am sure she would enjoy having everyone's support.

                                                             Let the sun shine!


  1. She is an inspiration, for sure!
    I am blessed to call Colleen my friend.

  2. I have been praying for her. She is very sweet.