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  • Lightships



    Lightships were intricate pieces of marine history here at home and around the world, but the romance of long careers full of exciting events usually happened elsewhere. The work on lightships was hazardous, tedious and dreadfully boring, sometimes for months on end. There is still little reward for work that benefits the traveling public.

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Past Article

Eleanor “Ellie” McCrackin
There is an 1857 song about a little brown church which became part of the American experience. It helped a young song-writer remember part of his youthful years, it helped pay for a medical school education, and it remains one of Christianity’s most performed hymns.

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