Ladies of the Light Lecture Comes to the RHPL

They were women before their time, taking on the romantic, yet dangerous and physically demanding job of tending to the beacons that protected the shoreline. This topic will be discussed at the Rochester Hills Public Library on Tuesday, April 21 at 7 p.m. In all, some 40 women have been identified who excelled in this profession over the years — dating back as early as the 1840s and as recent as present day. Nearly 70 images of keepers, their families and their lights make up this … [Read more...]