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Jul 21, 2020

I had assumed lighthouse keepers were a thing of the past but not so! Spence Wilson shares what it’s like to be a modern-day lighthouse keeper in British Columbia.

Tune in to learn how lighthouses & their light-source work, the history & construction of lighthouses, modern lighthouse tech and automation, the responsibilities of a lighthouse keeper, how Spence deals with isolation and boredom, and even how mercury poisoning may have led to lighthouse keepers going insane!

Check out Spence’s YouTube channel for loads more information on what it’s like to be a lighthouse keeper:


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