The white beam of the 204-year-old Chatham Lighthouse revolves across seaside shoals and beaches and down the streets of Chatham — a town celebrating its 300th anniversary, with the lighthouse an integral part. And in 2013, the beacon will be part of a different spotlight, as Walt Disney Pictures is expected to move ahead with plans to make a film based on the book “The Finest Hours: The True Story of the US Coast Guard’s Most Daring Sea Rescue.”
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