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Miss Colfax's light

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Sleeping Bear Press,
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IL: LG - BL: 4.3 - AR Pts: 0.5
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AD: Adult Directed 760L
In 1861, at the age of 37, Harriet Colfax took on the job of lighthouse keeper for the Michigan City lighthouse off Lake Michigan. It was a bold and determined endeavor, especially since there were very few female lighthouse keepers in the country at that time. For 43 years, until the age of 80, Harriet kept her light burning, through storms, harsh winters, and changes in technology. This true story focuses on Harriet's commitment and determination to fulfilling her charge and living life on her own terms. Excerpts from her actual log are included.
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Grouping Title miss colfax s light
Grouping Author bissonette aimée m
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2017-12-19 00:15:37AM
Last Indexed 2019-08-22 00:28:40AM

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author Bissonette, Aimée M.
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display_description "In 1861, at the age of 37, Harriet Colfax became the lighthouse keeper for the Michigan City Lighthouse off Lake Michigan. For 43 years, until the age of 80, Harriet kept her light burning, through storms, harsh winters, and changes in technology. This true story includes excerpts from her actual log."--Provided by the publisher.
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subject_facet Biographies, Colfax, Harriet, -- 1824-1905, Lighthouses -- Indiana -- Michigan City -- History, Michigan City (Ind.) -- Biography, Michigan City Lighthouse (Michigan City, Ind.), Women -- Biography, Women lighthouse keepers -- Indiana -- Michigan City
title_display Miss Colfax's light
title_full Miss Colfax's light / Aimée Bissonette ; and illustrated by Eileen Ryan Ewen
title_short Miss Colfax's light
topic_facet Colfax, Harriet, History, Lighthouses, Women, Women lighthouse keepers