This article from the Coast Guard Mid Atlantic blog seems very appropriate as we celebrate Black History month. A Guiding Light describes John White’s experiences as Officer in Charge of Thomas Point Shoal Light Station, Maryland.
For a related video, goto https://www.dvidshub.net/video/434565/thomas-point-lighthouse-visit.
Original article by David R. Marin, USCG Petty Officer 2nd Class
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