Great American Lighthouses by F. Ross HollandGreat American Lighthouses by F. Ross Holland

Great American Lighthouses

byF. Ross Holland

Paperback | August 1, 1989

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Lighthouses are increasingly endangered by modernization and abandonment. Simple steel skeletons are replacing the picturesque, conical towers, squat screwpiles and Cape Cod styles so much a part of America's maritime history. This traveler's guide to more than 300 of the nation's most significant lighthouses and lightships includes an introductory look at the evolution of lighthouse technology and how these obsolete but beloved structures can be rescued.
Title:Great American LighthousesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 10.3 × 5.2 × 0.77 inPublished:August 1, 1989Publisher:Wiley

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ISBN - 10:0471143871

ISBN - 13:9780471143871

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Table of Contents

THE LIGHTHOUSES.

New England.

Mid-Atlantic.

Southeast.

Gulf of Mexico.

Great Lakes.

West.

Epilogue: Lost Lights and Losing Battles.

Bibliography.

Index.

From Our Editors

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the founding of the U.S. Lighthouse Service, and Great American Lighthouses is a bicentennial salute to the