Lighthouses of New York

Lighthouses of New York

By: Rick Tuers (author)Paperback

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Description

Superb photographs and graphics provide a unique look at New York's colonization, settlement, and economic growth. Discover how the state's rich maritime heritage centers around 69 lighthouses, located on many different water bodies. This book details all of them, including famous lighthouses like Montauk Point, Fire Island, and Buffalo. These symbols of strength have protected mariners for over two hundred years. Fascinating historical facts, heroic rescues by lighthouse keepers, heartwarming stories about keepers and their families, engineering and construction details, lost beacons, and travel information make this a complete guide to New York State lighthouses.

About Author

Rick Tuers is a coastal engineer for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and assists the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and New York City communities in the preservation of the coastline.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780764326929
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 160
  • ID: 9780764326929
  • weight: 970
  • ISBN10: 0764326929

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