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US to give away free lighthouses as GPS makes them unnecessary

The Guardian

By Guardian Staff and agency

May 26, 2023

Ten lighthouses that for generations have stood like sentinels along America’s shorelines protecting mariners from peril and guiding them to safety are being given away at no cost or sold at auction by the federal government.

The aim of the program run by the General Services Administration is to preserve the properties, most of which are more than a century old.