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12 Creepy Stories About Haunted Lighthouses

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For thousands of years, lighthouses have protected ships from smashing into rocks on dark and stormy nights. It is the noble job of these towering beacons to guide travelers to safety. Yet lighthouses also feature prominently in stories of hauntings and horror. Spread by locals, fishermen, and sailors, these tales circulate wherever the land meets the sea. 

Collected below are some of the creepiest legends surrounding lighthouses in the United States.

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