Category Archive: lighthouses

Lighthouses of Maine: Nubble Light, Cape Elizabeth Lighthouse, Marshall Point Lighthouse, Owls Head Light, Dyce Head Lighthouse

Maine has a lot of lighthouses. Like, a lot. I didn’t visit every one but I did visit quite a few which resulted in literally thousands of pictures of lighthouses. However I don’t… Continue reading

Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, Maine. Or, Maybe I Like Visiting Lighthouses to Look at Rocks.

Pemaquid was one of my favorite lighthouses I saw in Maine. The structure itself is great – particularly the tower – but the setting is fantastic. The dramatic angles of the basalt and… Continue reading

Portland Head Lighthouse and Fort Williams Park

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Isle of Shoals, New Hampshire and Maine

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Beavertail State Park, Rhode Island

Beavertail State Park is my favorite place in Rhode Island though it is just edged out by Bluff Point State Park in Groton, Connecticut for my favorite place in the area. The park… Continue reading

Block Island Celebration

One of the first things I did when I got to New England was call my friend Mary to see if she had plans for that Friday night since I wanted to do… Continue reading

St. Augustine Lighthouse

Built in 1874, The St. Augustine Lighthouse is the most recent iteration of the original lighthouse commissioned by the state of Florida in 1824, and continues a tradition of lighthouses and watchtowers in… Continue reading

Battery Point Lighthouse, Crescent City

Built in 1856, the Battery Point Lighthouse, also known as Crescent City Lighthouse, is an active lighthouse in Crescent City, California operating as a private navigational aid for vessels and is manned by… Continue reading

Cape Disappointment: A Hike to a Lighthouse Leads to an Abandoned Battery

I stayed overnight near Cape Disappointment and in the morning decided to hike the bluff to the eponymous Cape Disappointment Lighthouse. Starting at Waikiki Beach, I climbed to the top, where the still-active… Continue reading