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Celebrate Rye Rocks Earth Day – Along the Coast: Lighthouses and Their Stories

Woyce

Writer and photographer Kevin Woyce explains the history of lighthouses, from the ancient Pharos of Alexandria to the modern world.

Woyce shows how they were built and how they work; and shares stories of some of the brave men and women who tended them. The program is illustrated with original photographs of lighthouses along the East Coast, Hudson River and Long Island Sound.

Kevin Woyce is an author, photographer and speaker specializing in New Jersey and New York regional history. His books include Hudson River Lighthouses and History, Jersey Shore History and Facts, New Jersey State Parks: History and Facts and Liberty: The Amazing Story of America’s Favorite Statue. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Event Location: Community Meeting Room
Sponsored by Rye Free Reading Room