National Lighthouse Day

North Point Lighthouse

The North Point Lighthouse in Milwaukee's Lake Park neighborhood is a treasure trove of maritime history set off the beaten path of Milwaukee tourist destinations.

Rock Island Lighthouse Sets Scene for Historical Mystery Novel

Aug 7, 2013
United States Coast Guard

The shores beneath a historic lighthouse become a crime scene in a new murder mystery from Kathleen Ernst.


As we mark National Lighthouse Day, we hear about the technology that saved lives and built empires.