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Lighthouses of the Mid-Atlantic Coast: Your Guide to the Lighthouses of New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia [Paperback]

Elinor DeWire , Paul Eric Johnson


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Book Description

March 11 2011

Interest in the history and preservation of lighthouses has never been stronger. Lighthouses of the Mid-Atlantic Coast details the history of lighthouses and much more, and shows why these structures continue to fascinate us. Discover what life for lighthouse keepers was really like. Learn about the history of U.S. colonial lighthouses and the role lighthouses have played in several wars. Meet the brave, nefarious, and colorful characters who served as lighthouse keepers and government overseers. Learn about lighthouse technology and architecture and find out how these treasures are being preserved.



Product Details

  • Paperback: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Voyageur Press; First edition (March 11 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0760339511
  • ISBN-13: 978-0760339510
  • Product Dimensions: 27.7 x 21.7 x 1.2 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 658 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #858,565 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Elinor DeWire is one of America’s foremost lighthouse historians. She’s been researching lights for more than 25 years and has written 8 books and 50 articles on the subject.

Paul Eric Johnson’s photography has been published throughout the world in books, magazines, calendars, and advertising.

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Amazon.com: 4.5 out of 5 stars  2 reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Make someone happy! This is a great book for lighthouse lovers. Dec 25 2013
By Edna - Published on Amazon.com
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I did not read this book -- I bought it as a gift.
Glancing through it, I thought the pictures were attractive
and the write-ups easy to read. The person who received
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good lighthouse guide book Oct. 21 2013
By B. Steel - Published on Amazon.com
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A good guide book for lighthouses. Good descriptions and pretty good directions to find the lighthouses. Author does a good job as with her other lighthouse guide books.

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