Lighthouses of the Mid-Atlantic Coast: Your Guide to the Lighthouses of New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia

Lighthouses of the Mid-Atlantic Coast: Your Guide to the Lighthouses of New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia

by Elinor DeWire, Paul Eric Johnson
     
 

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Interest in the history and preservation of lighthouses has never been stronger. Lighthouses of the Mid-Atlantic Coast details the history of lighthouses and much more, and shows why these structures continue to fascinate us. Discover what life for lighthouse keepers was really like. Learn about the history of U.S. colonial lighthouses and the role lighthouses have

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Interest in the history and preservation of lighthouses has never been stronger. Lighthouses of the Mid-Atlantic Coast details the history of lighthouses and much more, and shows why these structures continue to fascinate us. Discover what life for lighthouse keepers was really like. Learn about the history of U.S. colonial lighthouses and the role lighthouses have played in several wars. Meet the brave, nefarious, and colorful characters who served as lighthouse keepers and government overseers. Learn about lighthouse technology and architecture and find out how these treasures are being preserved.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781610597661
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Publication date:
03/11/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
34 MB
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Meet the Author

Elinor DeWire is one of America’s foremost lighthouse historians. She’s been researching lights for more than 25 years and has written 8 books and 50 articles on the subject.

Paul Eric Johnson’s photography has been published throughout the world in books, magazines, calendars, and advertising.

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