Mid-Atlantic Lighthouses is a fascinating guide to the most significant lighthouses from the Hudson River to the Chesapeake Bay, including the nation's oldest continually operating navigational aide, Sandy Hook Light. Through stirring historic accounts and stunning color photographs, the stories of sixty lighthouses and their stalwart keepers come to life in vivid detail. From Montauk Point to Assateague Island, each light has 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:
* regional maps showing the location of each light
* directions to the lights
* details on access, visiting hours, and boat tours
* advice on the best vantage points for viewing and picture taking