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Image 7

Sample of the lanterns still used daily in the evening services at Gosport Church. Visitors bring the lanterns up the hill silently and hang them as shown. Only the candlelight illuminates the service in the 19th century chapel.

Vaughn Memorial &
Celia Thaxter Museum
Digital photo by J. Dennis Robinson
Collection property of Star Island Corporation

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