Lighthouse Expert Wayne Wheeler Talks About England’s Iconic Eddystone Lighthouse July 24th


Wayne will be talking about the history of the most iconic of England’s lighthouses. The Eddystone lighthouse, first erected in the late 1600s, was the first lighthouse in the world to be constructed on an ocean reef.

Wayne Wheeler is the founder and President emeritus of the U.S. Lighthouse Society and an expert on lighthouses, lightships and aids to navigation. He served in aids to navigation areas of the Coast Guard as an officer and civilian for 23 years.

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