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At Marshall Point

Have you come across a good book, story or narrative regarding lighthouses, keepers, or lighthouse-related material? Share it here.

Postby Grover1 » Sun Apr 06, 2008 2:52 am


From the "Shelf Life" column of The Boston Globe

Light Housekeeping

For 14 years, nature photographer Thomas Mark Szelog and his wife, Lee Ann Szelog, lived next to the Marshall Point lighthouse in Port Clyde, Maine. They watched porpoises and harbor seals, witnessed baptisms and weddings at the water's edge, took care of the lighthouse, and produced a book.

More stories like this"Our Point of View: Fourteen Years at a Maine Lighthouse" (Down East), with entries culled from the couple's journal, is richly illustrated with Thomas Mark's photographs (as below). "Our Point of View" won a 2008 Maine Literary Award, sponsored by the Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance.


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Thomas Mark and Lee Ann Szelog, former keepers at Marshall Point Light, Maine. (Thomas Mark Szelog)

(This book was first mentioned in the news section of LH.net on 3/20/07 and referenced this article ... http://www.coastalliving.com/coastal/li ... 41,00.html )
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