MODERN ATHENAS Episode 20: Ida Lewis, Lighthouse Keeper / A Story of Humility and Service

MODERN ATHENAS Episode 20: Ida Lewis, Lighthouse Keeper / A Story of Humility and Service

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In this podcast, we will be discussing the book “The Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter: The Remarkable True Story of American Heroine Ida Lewis,” by Lenore Skomal. Lenore tells the story of Ida Lewis, whose father was responsible for keeping the light burning in the Lime Rock Lighthouse outside of Newport, Rhode Island in the mid-1800s. When Ida was young, her father fell ill, and tending the light fell to her mother and later, to Ida. Ida was considered the bravest woman of her day, not because of ... See More

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