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THE LIGHTHOUSE By R.M. BALLANTYNE
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Before it was the time of the wreckers. Ships lured onto the cost in storms to smash and die. Their goods plundered by men who did not give a dam about the crew. Then came the lighthouse. A beacon... More > that would warn sailors and save live ships property and end the ghoulish industry. But not everyone wanted the light. The sea itself fought back against this intrusion of man stamping his foot into the wild waters of the British coast.< Less
THE LIGHTHOUSE By R.M. BALLANTYNE
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Before it was the time of the wreckers. Ships lured onto the cost in storms to smash and die. Their goods plundered by men who did not give a dam about the crew. Then came the lighthouse. A beacon... More > that would warn sailors and save live ships property and end the ghoulish industry. But not everyone wanted the light. The sea itself fought back against this intrusion of man stamping his foot into the wild waters of the British coast.< Less
Hudson River Lighthouses & History By Kevin Woyce
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Henry Hudson explored the river that now bears his name in 1609. The arrival of the steamboat 200 years later, and the opening of the Erie Canal in 1825, made the Hudson one of America's busiest... More > rivers. From 1826 until the middle of the 20th century, more than a dozen lighthouses guided ships past its islands and shallows. HUDSON RIVER LIGHTHOUSES & HISTORY is an illustrated tour of these lights, past and present, and of the river they marked--from its Revolutionary War battlefields and early industries to modern-day cities, bridges, and parks. Includes more than 3 dozen original black and white photographs of Hudson River lighthouses, bridges, and historic landmarks. Author and photographer Kevin Woyce lives in Lyndhurst, NJ. His first book, JERSEY SHORE FACTS & PHOTOS was published in 2007.< Less
Lighthouses of Maine By Mark McKenzie
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This beautiful and one-of-a-kind design, created by M. S. McKenzie is lavishly illustrated with nautical themed collages that bring out a little bit of the local history of coastal Maine. The... More > calendar includes graphic paintings of 12 lighthouses along the rocky coast of Maine, they are: West Quoddy Head in Lubec where the first light of the sun touches the shores of the United States, Fort Point Light near Belfast,The Cuckholds near Boothbay Harbor,Nubble Light in York,Portland Headlight in Cape Elizabeth at the entrance to Casco Bay as well as Two Lights located nearby,Monhegan Island Light, Sping Point Ledge Light where I was recently a docent coordinator,Pemaquid Point Light in Bristol, Heron Neck Light on Vinalhaven, Dyce Head Light in Castine, home of the Maine Meritime Academy,and Pumpkin Island Light.< Less
Rhode Island Lighthouses: A Pictorial History By Richard Holmes
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The book is a pictorial history of Rhode Island’s thirty-one lighthouses and two lightships stations. There are over 200 photographs in the book, including rare views of Gould Island... More > Lighthouse, Nayatt Point Lighthouse and Point Judith Lighthouse. There are plans for Nayatt Point Lighthouse and Brenton Reef Lightship LV-102/WAL 525.< Less
Rhode Island Lighthouses: A Pictorial History By Richard Holmes
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The book is a pictorial history of Rhode Island’s thirty-one lighthouses and two lightships stations. There are over 200 photographs in the book, including rare views of Gould Island... More > Lighthouse, Nayatt Point Lighthouse and Point Judith Lighthouse. There are plans for Nayatt Point Lighthouse and Brenton Reef Lightship LV-102/WAL 525.< Less
Rhode Island Lighthouses: A Pictorial History By Richard Holmes
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The book is a pictorial history of Rhode Island’s thirty-one lighthouses and two lightships stations. There are over 200 photographs in the book, including rare views of Gould Island... More > Lighthouse, Nayatt Point Lighthouse and Point Judith Lighthouse. There are plans for Nayatt Point Lighthouse and Brenton Reef Lightship LV-102/WAL 525.< Less
Michigan Lighthouses 2011 By Jeffrey Chadderdon
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Lighthouses of the Jersey Shore By Kevin Woyce
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Where can you find America's oldest working lighthouse? The third-tallest lighthouse in the United States? "Twin" lighthouses on a mountaintop? A lighthouse that was originally a real... More > estate office? They're all on the Jersey Shore, and they're all in this full-color ebook by author and photographer Kevin Woyce. Inside, you'll find stories and pictures of nine historic lighthouses--Sandy Hook; The Twin Lights; Sea Girt; Barnegat; Tucker's Island; Brigantine; Absecon; and Cape May--plus fascinating facts about the islands, beaches, and towns where they're located.< Less
The Spell of a Scottish Lighthouse By Graham L Hill
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This is the story of the Hill family from its ancient roots in Arbroath Scotland, to its establishment in New Zealand during the early part of the 20th century.