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Lighthouses: Connecticut & Block Island By Kevin Woyce
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In 1760, the merchants of New London, Connecticut conducted a lottery to raise money to build a lighthouse to guide ships into their harbor. Ever since, numerous lights have guided sailors past Block... More > Island to the busy ports of Long Island Sound. Join author and photographer Kevin Woyce for an illustrated tour of eleven historic lighthouses—two on Block Island, the rest along the Connecticut Coast, including those at New Haven, New London, Stonington, and Stratford. Discover how and why these lights were built, and meet the brave men and women who tended them, under trying and often dangerous conditions. You’ll also find information about visiting lighthouses that are open to the public, and the best places to see offshore or privately owned lights. Illustrated throughout with original black & white photographs. Contents: Chapter 1 – Block Island Chapter 2 – New London Chapter 3 – Bridgeport Chapter 4 – Stratford Chapter 5 – Stonington Chapter 6 – New Haven Chapter 7 – Norwalk< Less
The Riches Of Block Island By Minecraft Books
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The Riches of Block Island: A Minecraft Novel. Steve decided to live in a small and quiet town of Mineville. He works really hard on repairing the town’s buildings. What promises to be an... More > uneventful visit turns into a fascinating journey when he finds a chest full of bones and an ancient journal. Together with Sarah, the mayor’s daughter, Steve goes on a quest to find hidden treasures on an isolated island off Mineville. Follow Steve’s adventure in this mesmerising novel, based on the hugely successful Minecraft game. If you’re a Minecraft fan, this novel is bound to thoroughly entertain you. The Riches of Block Island: A Minecraft Novel Disclaimer: The Riches of Block Island: A Minecraft Novel is an original work of fan fiction. It is not associated with, approved, or endorsed by Minecraft or MojangAB. Minecraft is the official trademark of MojangAB< Less
Life on the Island By Jordan Block
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LIFE ISN'T ALWAYS EASY. And it's definitely not on an island in the middle of the ocean! Join Fred Bower, his friends Dean and Kate, and their parents as they explore so many adventures on the... More > island, from a mysterious man coming ashore to a ghost in the lighthouse! A must read for all ages! ON SALE NOW FOR $8.95! LIMITED TIME OFFER!!!< Less
Life on the Island By Jordan Block
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LIFE ISN'T ALWAYS EASY. And it's definitely not on an island in the middle of the ocean! Join Fred Bower, his friends Dean and Kate, and their parents as they explore so many adventures on the... More > island, from a mysterious man coming ashore to a ghost in the lighthouse! A must read for all ages! ON SALE NOW FOR $8.95! LIMITED TIME OFFER!!!< Less
Block Island Club Yearbook 2010 By Ella Perry
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2010 Block Island Club Yearbook
DESCENDANTS JOSEPH BRIGGS BLOCK ISLAND By S.F Briggs ll
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Traces the descendants of Joseph Briggs arrival in Block Island in the mid 18th century through S.F. Briggs born in Watertown SD. in 1885. There is detailed information about each of the families.... More > The book also includes a brief history of Briggs & Stratton and Outboard Marine Corp.< Less
Best Block Island Accommodations and Guidebook By Camiellie Szulc
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Need a handy guide for locating the best places to stay on Block Island? Then you’ve come to a good place to begin your search. Within these pages you’ll find all the information... More > you’ll need for an accommodation that will suite any style - from hotels and B&B’s to inns and cottages. It’s an easy carry-along reference manual filled with pertinent information and interesting facts about each property. You’ll find helpful tips such as: the year it was built; descriptions of the property; names of the innkeeper(s); room rates; credit cards accepted; types of rooms, meals and beds; additional nearby activities; brochure information; recipes from the innkeepers, and comments from guests and hosts. Each accommodation is grouped according to whether it is considered a Hotel, Bed & Breakfast (B&B), Inn, or Cottage. Also included are highlights of the island, directions to the ferries, and reservation services.< Less
Best Block Island Accommodations and Guidebook By Camiellie Szulc
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Need a handy guide for locating the best places to stay on Block Island Then you've come to a good place to begin your search. Within these pages you'll find all the information you'll need for an... More > accommodation that will suite any style - from hotels and B&B's to inns and cottages. It's an easy carry-along reference manual filled with pertinent information and interesting facts about each property. You'll find helpful tips such as: the year it was built; descriptions of the property; names of the innkeeper(s); room rates; credit cards accepted; types of rooms, meals and beds; additional nearby activities; brochure information; recipes from the innkeepers, and comments from guests and hosts. Each accommodation is grouped according to whether it is considered a Hotel, Bed & Breakfast (B&B), Inn, or Cottage. Also included are highlights of the island, directions to the ferries, and reservation services.< Less
The First Ninety By Murray Block
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A collection of 90 insightful, often humorous stories by Murray H. Block, spanning his childhood in New York City during the Great Depression, his World War II service in China, his career as a... More > college administrator, and his marriage and family life. During his long career, which continues at age 90 as an administrator at Excelsior College, he has served as Deputy to the Chancellor of the State University of New York, President of Manhattan Community College, and Interim President of numerous other colleges. Murray brings wit and humor to his tales of growing up in New York and raising a family on Long Island in the 1950s and '60s. He also writes movingly about the fate of his family during the Holocaust and historical events he has witnessed firsthand, from the funeral of President Kennedy to the day the color barrier was broken at the Metropolitan Opera. Most of all, The First Ninety are stories of Murray's enduring love affair with his wife, Estelle, with family and friends, and with life itself.< Less
Queensland's St. Helena Island By James M. Gray
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The St Helena Penal Establishment was situated on a small Island in Moreton Bay, some 5 km from the mouth of the Brisbane River, covered approximately 88 hectares above the high water line and was... More > one of the loveliest islands in the bay. The elevated tableland on which the prison was built looked like a large rugged block of ruby and emerald rising out of the sea. Its steep chocolate brown patches of rich soil,bordered with green fields of cultivation and bases of grass and shimmering sand provided a striking first picture of the island. It has had a fascinating history from the time it was first discovered; but its most important period began when it became a high-security colonial prison in 1867. The overcrowding of Brisbane's gaols resulted in the conversion of buildings originally intended for a quarantine station on St. Helena Island, into accommodations for prisoners convicted for a wide variety of crimes.< Less