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Brilliant Beacons: A History of the American Lighthouse

William G. McGowan Theater
Washington, DC

Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 12:00 p.m. EDT

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Eric Jay Dolin traces the evolution of America’s lighthouse system, highlighting the political, military, and technological battles that were fought to illuminate the nation’s hardscrabble coastlines. A book signing follows the program.


Brilliant Beacons book cover

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