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In Boston, The Nation's Oldest Lighthouse Keeps On Shining05:44
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Sally Snowman, atop Boston Light, is the sole resident lighthouse keeper in the United States. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
Sally Snowman, atop Boston Light, is the sole resident lighthouse keeper in the United States. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)
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Boston Light, the first lighthouse built in the United States, is celebrating 300 years as a navigational beacon in Boston Harbor.

The lighthouse is still operating and is part of a living history museum staffed by the nation's only resident lighthouse keeper. It recently re-opened for public tours after extensive renovations.

Deborah Becker from Here & Now contributor WBUR took a boat ride out to visit.

Read more on this story via WBUR.

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Deborah Becker, senior correspondent and host at WBUR. She tweets @wburdebbecker.

This segment aired on July 29, 2016.

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