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Loon Island Light, Lake Sunapee, New Hampshire

Loon Island Light was the first of three lighthouses built on Lake Sunapee in the 1890s. With its grand resorts and family estates, Lake Sunapee was a popular spot for the wealthy in the Northeast. After traveling by train to Sunapee Harbor with their servants, visitors would board steamships to reach their final summer destinations. Built by the Woodsum brothers ...
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Herrick Cove Light, Lake Sunapee, New Hampshire

Herrick Cove Light was built on Lake Sunapee in 1898. The lake was a popular summer destination for the wealthy, who arrived with their servants at Sunapee Harbor and traveled by steamship to one of the lakes grand resorts or posh estates. The light was the first of three lighthouses built by the steamers’ owners, the Woodsum brothers. The white, ...
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Burkehaven Light, Lake Sunapee, New Hampshire

Burkehaven Light is one of three lighthouses built on Lake Sunapee in the 1890s. At the time, wealthy summer vacationers from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut traveled by train to Sunapee Harbor and then boarded steamships for one of the grand resorts located on the lake. The Woodsum brothers who operated the steamers built the white, wooden hexagonal light ...
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