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The thrill of a lifetime


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Courtney Nilosek, age 7, daughter of Lighthouse Depot employee Barbara Nilosek got the thrill of a lifetime when she recently met the “First Lady of Light,” Connie Small.

Connie, at 103, was out and about to visit with the Lighthouse Depot Bus Tour when it visited New Hampshire’s Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouse where she and her husband were once lighthouse keepers.

Connie lived at a number of Maine lighthouses and wrote the best selling book, “The Lighthouse Keeper’s Wife. The book is available from Lighthouse Depot by calling

1-800-758-1444 or on line at www.LighthouseDepot.com

This story appeared in the December 2004 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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