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LIGHTHOUSE ANTIQUES - We offer the largest selection of antiques of the Lighthouse Service, Life-Saving Service, Revenue Cutter Service, and Coast Guard that can be found anywhere. Featured in our monthly catalogues are thousands of new and antique books, photographs, lithographs, documents, reports, logbooks, charts, china, dinnerware, oil cans, uniforms, buttons, insignia, clocks, lanterns, and more. Special pricing on new books. $3 for illustrated catalogue, refundable with order. Kendrick A. Claflin & Son, 30 Hudson Street, Northborough, MA 01532. email: jclaflin@ma.ultranet.com or www.ultranet.com/~jclaflin/


The Shore Village Lighthouse Museum, 104 Limerock St., Rockland, Maine 04841. 207-594-0311.

gifts & books

EMBROIDERED LIGHTHOUSES Tired of screen printed lighthouse apparel? We've embroidered several Lighthouses onto quality garments. 315-343-8753 or visit www.hometownemb.com

If you're a fan of Michigan's St. Helena Island and its lighthouse this booklet is for you! The complete booklet telling the history of the island until 1926 as told by Marion Morse Davis can be purchased for $9.00 including S&H, from the Great Lakes Lighthouse Museum, Box 712, Mackinaw City, MI 49701.

Lighthouse Keeper's Wife-One of our best selling and favorite books is now back in print, a book that is must reading for anyone who's ever dreamed of living in a lighthouse. This is the true story, as told in her own words, by Connie Small, now in her nineties, true-life lighthouse keeper's wife. This new revised edition contains additional photographs from Connie's personal collection as well as a new brighter format, binding and cover. It is highly recommended by Lighthouse Digest. You won't want to put it down! #31643 (soft cover) $14.95 or 88311 (hard cover) $24.95(plus shipping. Lighthouse Depot, Box 427C, Wells, ME 04090.

WOODEN LIGHTHOUSE PLAQUES Original artwork, handpainted on stained, solid-wood wall plaques. Beautiful home accent and great gifts for collectors. Send for brochure Seabright Crafts, 20528 Bent Willow Road, Rohrersville, MD 21779. email seab1@starpower.net


AWESOME New England Lighthouses 18 Different 4X6 Photographic Collector Series 1. Images by Maine artist. $7.95. S&H included. Send check/money order to LIGHTS, PO Box 11112, Portland, ME 04104. Please visit my Gallery anytime. For more info www.maritimelights.com.

Nubble Light at Christmas-time is beautifully caught at that perfect moment in time in Christmas Light by Paula. A 22"x28" poster of Nubble Light in York, Maine, one of the most photographed lighthouses in Maine. Send $20 (includes postage) to Paula of Maine, PO Box 404, Kennebunk, ME 04043.

HARBOUR Lights - We have a large collection of Harbour Lights collectible Light Houses for sale. All in mint condition. Please call (909) 307-9756 or e-mail HOGMD@aol.com for complete list. Will sell individually or as a collection.

Authentically reproduced lighted Lighthouses with heights ranging from 48" to 120" . Painted sheet metal bodies and multifaceted windows in the lens house. Photos available. beacon@crosslink.net, www.angelfire.com/biz2/lighthouses. 804-694-5805.


LIGHTHOUSE Art-Portland, Maine Lighthouse art print. 16x20, $18.00 add $3.00 P&H. Steve White, 6 Genesse Ave., Staten Island, NY 10308. Email fdnyartist@aol.com 718-317-5025.

BEV'S STUDIO-Lighthouse images for the collector. Limited edition prints of lights all over the U.S., checks, bookmarks, mousepads, and more. www.bevstudio.com

Help Wanted

CARETAKERS - The Friends of Seguin Island, Inc., require a couple to live on Seguin Island, Maine for the summer of 2000. Duties include grounds and building maintenance and guiding visitors through the Museum and tower. Qualified applicants will possess outstanding public relations skills, a good work ethic, and a sense of adventure and humor. Applications: Friends of Seguin Island, PO Box 866, Bath, Maine 04530.

Pen Pals

LOOKING for pen pal that likes lighthouses that lives in the midwest. Shirley Schenk, 4342 Spring Valley Rd, Evansville, Indiana 47715.

real estate

selling my "lighthouse!" Lighthouse design home in Nova Scotia, Canada for sale. Extraordinary opportunity for lighthouse lovers. Three acres overlooking the Northumberland Strait. For FREE information, details and photo, contact owner: Doris Payne, 2148 Belle St., San Bernardino, CA 92404. E-mail ViewofPEI@aol.com


LIGHTHOUSES - Wanted - Memorabilia of the United States Lighthouse Service (USLHS) or United States Lighthouse Establishment (USLHE) or items stamped and engraved by any Lighthouse Depot. Send price, photo to T. Harrison, PO Box 1690, Wells, ME 04090.

Photographs of Lighthouse keepers to be displayed at the Lighthouse Depot Museum. Send to Tim Harrison, Lighthouse Depot, PO Box 1690, Wells, Maine 04090.

This story appeared in the March 2000 edition of Lighthouse Digest Magazine. The print edition contains more stories than our internet edition, and each story generally contains more photographs - often many more - in the print edition. For subscription information about the print edition, click here.

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