Please let us know if there are any sites that should be on this list that are not, or if you find any dead links. We've decided to stop writing descriptions for most new sites unless a description is really needed or one is provided to us. Having a listing on this page does not mean endorsement by C.P.L.H.S. and we have not done any background checks on any of these businesses. Navigate them at your own risk. Thanks! -Cameron

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Lighthouse Related Sites

1. Anderson Photo Works

Photography of Linda Anderson.


2. Harbor Lights Lighthouses

Harbor Lights is a maker of lighthouse collectibles. They also publish a quarterly newsletter for members of their Collector's Society called Lighthouse Legacy.


3. Lighthouse Digest Magazine Home Page

Check this site out to see articles about various lighthouses throughout the world. Lighthouse Digest Magazine is published monthly by Lighthouse Digest, Inc. This site features highlights from the print edition.


4. The Lighthouse Store

Your one-stop shop for lighthouse collectibles, figurines, art and home accents. Join their free newsletter for news on sales and new product arrivals.


5. Michigan Lighthouse: Aerial Photography, Lighthouse Pictures

Michigan's lighthouses have been captured in a spectacular collection of aerial photographs in a creatively designed book.


6. USA



Michigan Sites

1. Michigan Magazine

This is the web site for a great television show and magazine that are both all about MICHIGAN!! Michigan Magazine does a wonderful job of putting the spotlight on the people, places and unusual events of our great lake state.


2. Ring! StateWide Michigan Internet Directory

This is a well organized site that features Michigan related web sites.


Great Lakes & Maritime Sites

1. The Cape Cod Store's Lighthouse Encyclopedia, Crisp Point



2. D & D Stained Glass Artisans -- Personalized Nautical Stained Glass Flags

D&D Stained Glass Artisans will turn your initials into a work of art using the Nautical Signal Flags, Diver Flags.


3. The blog of Barbara Spring, author of The Dynamic Great Lakes



4. Great Lakes Freighters

This is a commercial site run by Raymond Myers, who is a Merchant Marine. He put together a video called "Sailing Fitout Through November Gales" in which the viewer can experience a year in the life of a sailor on a Great Lakes freighter.


5. Lake Superior Magazine

Need to find the perfect gift for a Lake Superior enthusiast? Check this site out for gifts/products (including books), news, subscription information, an amateur photo contest, and online versions of their magazine.


6. Sea Shell Shop

The Sea Shell Shop is a supporter of over 20 organizations helping restore, save and/or maintain Lighthouses across the United States. They have a robust website with all kinds of historical information in their area as well as Lighthouse History in the USA. They also have a large lighthouse collectible and nautical shopping section including Harbour Lights and Lefton Lighthouses. They are a second generation retail store since 1953 with three locations in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.


7. Shepler's Mackinac Island Ferry

Shepler's has been ferrying people to and from Mackinac Island, MI since 1945. They are now offering lighthouse cruises in the Straits of Mackinac. Check out their web site for more information. To go directly to their lighthouse cruise overview page click on the following link:


8. Sweetwater Visions

This commercial web site by Michiganders John and Ann Mahan of Gaylord is a good resource for people who want to learn about the Great Lakes and more. In their words, "The goal of Sweetwater Visions is to increase awareness of the beauty, interconnectedness, power, fragility, and rich heritage of these Sweetwater Seas. With the Great Lakes ecosystem as a primary focus, we explore universal themes and connections that apply to the entire planet". John and Ann are authors, photographers, and publishers of "Lake Superior: Story and Spirit". Among others things, their photographs were published in one of my favorite books about lighthouses by Charles K. Hyde entitled "The Northern Lights". This site has an ordering area where you can buy books, T-Shirts, notecards, etc.


Miscellaneous Sites

1. Can Stock Photo

Can Stock Photo provides over 15,000 lighthouse images from all around the world. Among these images over 200 of the lighthouse images are on Lake Michigan!
Lighthouse Stock Photography:
Lake Michigan Lighthouses:


2. Foto Search Stock Photography

Foto Search Stock Photography provides over 20,000 images related to Lighthouses, Michigan, the Great Lakes, and more. These images start at $9 and include photographs, illustrations, posters, footage, and more.
The Great Lakes:



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