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Symposium…Lighthouse Keeping: Past, Present & Future

May 6, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Lighthouse Gala & Symposium

Enjoy an afternoon of fascinating presentations and a special Keepers Q&A during our special symposium event being held at the Kennebunkport Conservation Trust (57 Gravelly Brook Road, Kennebunkport) !

Presenters include:

Former Keeper and author, Ernie DeRaps, who will entertain with a slideshow on the years he and his wife Pauline spent on some of Maine’s lighthouses, including Monhegan, Browns Head and Fort Point;

Jeremy D’Entremont, New England lighthouse historian, will present “New England Lighthouses and the People Who Kept Them”;

Bob Trapani, Jr., ALF Executive Director and lighthouse technician for the Coast Guard,  will showcase how the Coast Guard’s modern day lighthouse keeping responsibilities are carried out.

A book signing will also take place following the presentations. Light refreshments will be served.

Make it a fun weekend

The 2017 Lighthouse Gala…our annual afternoon celebration is once again being held in the ballroom of the beautiful Nonantum Resort in historic Kennebunkport! Just choose the Weekend Ticket option below!

Order Your Tickets Now:

Symposium Ticket – $10.00 per person

May 6th

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To order tickets by phone, please call ALF at (207) 594-4174

Special Overnight Rates Available…

Nonantum Resort
PH: 888-205-1555 or
Special Group Rate: $119.00/ night
Mention American Lighthouse Foundation Event


May 6, 2017
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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American Lighthouse Foundation
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Kennebunkport Conservation Trust
57 Gravelly Brook Road
Kennebunkport, ME 04046 United States