Date(s) - 09/16/2020
7:00 pm-8:30 pm
Hudson River Maritime Museum
From Candles to LEDs: A History of Lighthouses and Their Lights
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 | 7 PM | VIRTUAL LECTURE via Zoom
$5/person | HRMM Members FREE
Local lighthouse historian and longtime Rondout Lighthouse docent Frank Almquist discusses the history of lighthouse lighting, including the Fresnel lens, its impact on mariner safety and the US reluctance to install them. Included is a list of where first order lenses can be seen in operation.
You will receive a link to the Zoom meeting after registration. If you have not used Zoom before, you will have to download the program before participating.
Get tickets here: https://hrmm.z2systems.com/np/clients/hrmm/event.jsp?event=2231&