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Memorabilia of the:

United States Lighthouse Establishment (USLHE)

United States Lighthouse Service (USLHS)

United States Steamboat Inspection Service

United States Department of Commerce (items with a lighthouse on them)

United States Coast Guard (USCG)

United States Revenue Cutter Service

Items from lighthouse services from other nations

For the

American Lighthouse Foundation’s

Museum of Lighthouse History

P. O. Box 889, 2190 Post Rd. – U.S. Route 1

Wells, Maine 04090

Ph # 207-646-0245

Help save our lighthouse history for future

generations to enjoy and learn from.

Time is running out to save our lighthouse history.

Items that can be donated would include, (but are not limited to) old photographs of

keepers and family life at a lighthouse, old lighthouse post cards, journals,

scrapbooks, old newspaper and magazine stories, lamps, lanterns, Fresnel lens,

uniforms, hats, buttons, badges, emblems, reports, awards, ribbons, letters, boxes,

clocks, manuscripts, posters, flags, brass items, dinnerware, china, fog horns, bells,

whistles, and just about anything else that pertains to our maritime history.

All donated items are tax deductible as allowed by law.

All donated items will be recognized in the museum with proper signage.

Many rare items are thrown out every day, others are sold to private collectors

and will never be viewed by the general public. We need your help to change that.

You can make a difference!

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