Lighthouse Drawings in celebration of National Lighthouse Day

National Lighthouse Day is August 7 and to celebrate, we’re highlighting some architectural drawings and maps relating to lighthouses from our holdings of the Records of the United States Coast Guard, Record Group 26. Among these drawings are plans for the lighthouse at Alcatraz Island.  Yes, there's more than a prison there!  The lighthouse at … Continue reading Lighthouse Drawings in celebration of National Lighthouse Day