This unique reference guide covers all 822 lighthouses in the United States in a detailed, 28 page chart including where each lighthouse is located, when it was first lit, height and type, focal plane, the body of water served, current lens status, nearest town, and the lighthouse name.
Over 60 striking color images of lighthouses across the United States are included.
Additional information covers lighthouses of all sizes, lightships, lighthouse lenses, lighthouse keepers, recycled lighthouses, and includes a resource guide providing links to various lighthouse societies and groups.
Further, important information is included on how to volunteer to work with and help save America's treasured lighthouses.
This book will be a valuable resource for anyone with an interest in America's lighthouses and her nautical history.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 176 pages, 68 color photos
- Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
- Publication Date: 11/04/2011
- Category: Architecture
- ISBN: 9780764337048