Lighthouses of the Carolinas: A Short History and Guide
Author Terrance Zepke relates how lighthouses were built in the 1700s & 1800s, how light keepers lived & how lighthouses have weathered hurricanes, erosion & neglect. Eighteen of these majestic towers still stand. All are visible from some vantage point along the coast or on a passing boat, & all are close to historic towns with museums, festivals, inns & wildlife refuges. * Filled with tales of light tower builders, Civil War soldiers & even pirates * Includes visiting information & directions. Writer/photographer TERRANCE ZEPKE lives in North Carolina. She has a master's degree from the University of South Carolina. Ms. Zepke has lived in England, Hawaii, South Carolina, New Jersey & Tennessee, & has traveled over the world, writing & photographing for such periodicals as ECOTRAVELER, SOUTH AMERICA EXPLORER, GREENSBORO (NC) NEWS & RECORD, KNOXVILLE (TN) NEWS SENTINEL, & PHOTOGRAPHERS FORUM.
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