How Lighthouses Changed American History — TIME

It was 300 years ago, on Sept. 14, 1716, that Boston Light began shining forth, becoming America’s first lighthouse. While this extraordinary milestone is worth celebrating on its own, it is only a small part of a much bigger and more momentous story. From this impressive beginning, more than 1,000 lighthouses were built along the…

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