Happy National Lighthouse & Lighthouse Preservation Day!
Today is the 224th anniversary of President George Washington signing the Act entitled ‘‘An Act for the establishment and support of lighthouses, beacons, buoys, and public piers" - more commonly known as the "Lighthouse Act!" Here is the official Senate resolution: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-113sres204ats/pdf/BILLS-113sres204ats.pdf
Public Law to establish a National Lighthouse Preservation Program: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/PLAW-106publ355/pdf/PLAW-106publ355.pdf
See Lighthouses in Maryland! http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/lighthouse/md.htm
Visit the National Lighthouse Day observance at Concord Point Lighthouse in Havre de Grace! http://www.concordpointlighthouse.org/
National Lighthouse Day origin information from the American Lighthouse Foundation: http://www.lighthousefoundation.org/museum/natllighthouseday_info.htm