Lighthouses of the South: Your Guide to the Lighthouses of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida (Pictorial Discovery Guide Series) by Elinor De Wire, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Lighthouses of the South: Your Guide to the Lighthouses of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida (Pictorial Discovery Guide Series)
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Lighthouses of the South: Your Guide to the Lighthouses of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida (Pictorial Discovery Guide Series)

by Elinor De Wire
     
 

Lighthouse authority Elinor De Wire presents the Southern beacons from the Outer Banks of North Carolina to Pensacola, Florida and salutes the courageous men and women who have tended them. Lighthouses of the South looks back at a bygone era of great storms, shipwrecks, and rescues; perilous fog and natural disasters; and the sequestered lives of lighthouse keepers

Overview

Lighthouse authority Elinor De Wire presents the Southern beacons from the Outer Banks of North Carolina to Pensacola, Florida and salutes the courageous men and women who have tended them. Lighthouses of the South looks back at a bygone era of great storms, shipwrecks, and rescues; perilous fog and natural disasters; and the sequestered lives of lighthouse keepers at remote outposts along the sea.In Lighthouses of the South, readers will learn the history of such popular lighthouses as Cape Florida, Tybee Island, Cape Hatteras, Ocracoke, and Cape Henry. De Wire's lively stories are accented by Daniel Dempster's outstanding four-color photographs of lighthouses, interiors, and lenses. It also includes a bibliography and an appendix that lists all lighthouses of the Southeast Coast.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780896586031
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Publication date:
06/28/2004
Series:
Pictorial Discovery Guide Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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