‘The glow comes back’ to two beacons ‘and, once again, all is well’

Two beacons that guided New England mariners past treacherous shoals for generations are back in the spotlight. The Nantucket Lightship, billed as America’s oldest and largest floating lighthouse, switched on its powerful beacon for the first time in 40 years in Boston Harbor on Friday evening. Iconic Gay Head Light on Martha’s Vineyard is expected to follow suit Tuesday, with supporters holding a ceremony after the 160-year-old light completed its painstaking move from the edge of eroding cliffs on May 30. Read the rest here 10:36

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