The Lighthouses of New England

The Lighthouses of New England

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This is a reissue of one of Edward Rowe Snow's most enduring classics. First published in 1945, it relates the histories of over fifty of the region's lighthouses in rich detail. Snow gives special emphasis to the story of heroine Abbie Burgess at Maine's Matinicus Rock Light, to the rich histories of Boston Light and Minot's Ledge Light. Modern day lighthouse expert Jeremy D'Entremont has provided extensive annotations to Snow's chapters, bringing the information about each lighthouse up to date.Cape Cod (Highland) Light was automated in 1986, but the stationa#39;s radio beacon remained in service and the ... The relocated lighthouse stands close to the seventh fairway of the Highland Golf Links, which prompted some to declare it the ... In the summer of 1998 Highland Light was opened for visitors, with volunteers giving tours. ... of the lantern room and the towera#39;s stairs, removing rust from the exterior ironwork and replacing some railing sections as well as rusted iron panels.

Title:The Lighthouses of New England
Author:Edward Rowe Snow, Jeremy D'Entremont
Publisher:Applewood Books - 2005-08-15


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