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Lighthouses of Washington: A Guidebook and Keepsake (Lighthouses)by Bruce Roberts
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A winning combination of practical travel information, stunning color photographs, and rich maritime history makes Lighthouses of Washington your essential guide to maritime beacons in the Evergreen State. From Cape Disappointment Light on the Columbia River to Admiralty Head Light in Puget Sound, the twenty-five lights included here are presented in geographic order, making it easy for you to move from your armchair to the drivers seat and back again. Take this handy little guide with you on your travels, and keep it as a picture-perfect souvenir of your trip to coastal Washington.
Inside youll find:
a detailed description of each lighthouse
complete travel information, including driving directions and GPS coordinates
fascinating historical facts
quick summaries of key information, such as date established, height of tower, and type of lens
more than fifty beautiful full-color photographs
a glossary of terms
helpful icons indicating historic interest, scenic quality, accessibility, and amenities
descriptions and photographs of lost lighthouses
Readers will discover more than twenty historic and picturesque lighthouses dotting the coast of Washington in this charming guide.
About the Author
Bruce Roberts's photographs have appeared in numerous magazines, including Life and Sports Illustrated, and in hundreds of books, many of them about lighthouses. He was director of photography at Southern Living magazine for many years. His work is also on display in the permanent collection at the Smithsonian Institution. He lives in Morehead City, North Carolina.
Ray Jones is the author or coauthor of fourteen best-selling books about lighthouses. He has served as an editor at Time-Life Books, as founding editor of Albuquerque Living magazine, as writing coach at Southern Living magazine, and as founding publisher of Country Roads Press. He lives in Pebble Beach, California.
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