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Eastern Great Lakes Lighthouses
combines the fascinating history and lore of lighthouses with stunning color and black-and-white photographs. The stories of the most significant lighthouses on Lakes Ontario, Erie, and Huron--on both the American and Canadian sides--come alive in the stirring profiles and photos contained in these pages.
Descriptions of forty-three [count may change] lighthouses, including eighteen [count may change] on the Canadian side of the lakes, contain directions to the lights and details on visiting them. Together with striking photographs and regional locator maps, they complete this comprehensive examination of memorable Great Lakes landmarks.
The Photo Information section discloses how photographer Bruce Roberts took many of the shots appearing in the book.
Eastern Great Lakes Lighthouses is a fascinating guide to the most significant lighthouses on Lake Ontario, Erie, and Huron. Through stirring historic accounts and stunning color and archival photographs, the stories of more than sixty lighthouses come alive in vivid detail. Each light - from Thirty Mile Point Light on Lake Ontario to Imperial Towers on the Canadian side of Lake - tells its own engrossing tale of survival against the elements. Discover the rich history behind these majestic sentinels and learn more about visiting them. Inside you'll find practical information including: a regional map showing the location of each light; directions to the lights; details on access and visiting hours; advice on the best vantage points for viewing and picture-taking. (8 1/2 x 11, 96 pages, color photos, map)
Eastern Great Lakes Lighthouses combines the fascinating history and lore of lighthouses Z99 stunning color and black-and-white photographs The stories of the most significant lighthouses on Lakes Ontario Erie and Huron--on both the American and Canad
About the Author
is a photographer whose work has appeared in Life, Sports Illustrated,
and Time-Life Books. For many years he was Senior Travel Photographer for Southern Living
magazine. He is the recipient of many photography awards, and some of his photos are in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institution.
Ray Jones is a writer and publishing consultant living in Pacific Grove, California. He has written or co-written numerous other books about lighthouses, including Lost Lighthouses, Endangered Lighthouses, American Lighthouses, Legendary Lighthouses, and all eight books in the Globe Pequot Lighthouses series. He has served as an editor for Time-Life Books, as founding editor of Albuquerque Living magazine, as senior editor and writing coach at Southern Living magazine, and a publisher of County Roads Press.
Table of Contents
(1) Lights of the Gateway Lake: Ontario (2) Lights of the Warrior Lake: Erie (3) Lights of the Thunder Lake: Huron (4) Lights of the Imperial Coast: The Canadian Shores