Lighthouses of the Carolinas: A Short History and Guide

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Pineapple Press, 1998 - History - 175 pages
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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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Award-winning travel writer/photographer Terrance Zepke loves the Carolinas, which is why she lives part-time in each. Terrance has lived in many places, including Hawaii, England, and several U.S. states. She received her master's degree from the University of South Carolina and has traveled all over the world, writing and photographing for such magazines as EcoTraveler, South America Explorer, and Photographer's Forum, as well as newspapers such as Greensboro (NC) News & Record and Knoxville (TN) News Sentinel. Visit the author's website at

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