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Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse

Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse

Built in 1903 from limestone quarried about a mile away, Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse is a twenty metre cylindrical tower standing on a 100 metre bluff overlooking Geographe Bay.   Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse is still being used today, and its automated beam flashes...
Turkey Point Light

Turkey Point Light

Built by John Donahoo in 1833, Turkey Point Light overs the Elk River’s mouth with the Chesapeake Bay. Although Turkey Point Light is only 35 feet tall, it is the third tallest light along the Chesapeake Bay since it sits on a 100 foot bluff.   Turkey Point...
Loop Head Lighthouse

Loop Head Lighthouse

Located on the northern shore of the Shannon Estuary near its head with the Atlantic Ocean, the Loop Head Lighthouse guides maritime traffic along Ireland’s western shore. There has always been a lighthouse on the Loop Head Peninsula since 1670. The present...
Fenwick Island Light

Fenwick Island Light

First lit on August 1, 1859, Fenwick Island Light stands just north of the Delaware-Maryland border. The lighthouse filled a 60 mile void between Cape Henlopen Lighthouse, at the mouth of the Delaware Bay, and Assateague Lighthouse at the southern end of Assateague...
Jones Point Light

Jones Point Light

Built in 1855, Jones Point Light is the last riverine lighthouse along the Potomac River and in the Commonwealth of Virginia.   In operation from 1856 to 1926, Jones Point Light guided maritime traffic in the Potomac River with its powerful fifth order Fresnel lens....
Peggys Cove Lighthouse

Peggys Cove Lighthouse

Built in 1914, Peggys Cove Lighthouse marks the eastern entrance of St. Margaret’s Bay. This concrete octagonal lighthouse replaced an older wooden structure which was at this same site and established in 1868.   The lighthouse sits on top of a rock formation...