SAUGUS — Author Jeremy D’Entremont will tell the history of New England’s historic lighthouses at the Saugus Public Library on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 6 p.m.
His presentation will primarily focus on the colorful and dramatic stories of lighthouse keepers and their families.
D’Entremont has written more than 20 books and hundreds of articles on lighthouse history and other maritime topics. He is president and historian of the American Lighthouse Foundation and the founder and chairman of Friends of Portsmouth Harbor Lighthouses. He has lectured and narrated cruises from Maine to California and his photographs have appeared in many books and magazines. He has appeared on the Travel Channel, History Channel, public television and National Public Radio speaking about lighthouse history. He is also the editor of the website New England Lighthouses: A Virtual Guide and he offers tours to lighthouses via minivan, based in Portsmouth, N.H.
The event is hosted by the New Friends of Saugus Public Library. It is intended for adults, admission is free, and no advance registration is required.