Through gorgeous photography, this book celebrates these unique and magnificent beacons and their history. The construction of lighthouses began as this new nation s first public-works project in 1789 and established the United States as a maritime world power by making ports safe for navigation. These structures many still active and serving their original purpose even in the era of global positioning systems are living museums, yet they often prove difficult to access for visitors due to their necessary remoteness. From ...

Lighthouses of America 2017, Welcome Enterprises, Inc, New York

ISBN-13: 9781599621401

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