By Ray Jones,Bruce Roberts,Cheryl Shelton-Roberts
For greater than centuries, lighthouses have helped sailors locate their approach via treacherous waters, guiding them domestic or taking them thoroughly via passages on their approach to adventure. These historical towers and homes shape a sparkling chain of lighting alongside our coasts, a reminder of the past echoing with event and secret, a trap for tourists searching for a glimpse right into a romantic previous.
Completely revised and updated, American Lighthouses bargains greater than just a travel of 450 appealing and historical navigational beacons dotting the coasts and lakes of the U.S.. This totally illustrated, exclusive guide info their heritage and structure and offers complete details on vacationing or viewing them. incorporated are many endangered lighting fixtures, threatened by way of erosion or loss of investment, in addition to “ghost lights,” that are now not status.
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