Category Archives: Lighthouse of the Month

Cee’s Black and White Challenge – Looking Through a Window

Looking Down… …from the lantern room of the old Cape Henry (Virginia) Lighthouse at the “new” lighthouse. The photo below shows the relationship of the two lighthouses. The old (1792) lighthouse sits on a hill well above the “new” (1881)  structure. … Continue reading

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Tinicum Rear Range Light, New Jersey

Tuesday Topic – Lighthouse of the Month Most of us are familiar with lighthouses used to guide ships to port or avoid navigation hazards. Another group of lighthouses were used to provide very precise navigation, especially up winding rivers to … Continue reading

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Sea Girt Lighthouse, Sea Girt, New Jersey

Topical Tuesday* – Lighthouse of the Month Lighthouses were erected to (1) avoid hazardous areas in or near sea lanes such as shallow water covering sandbars or rocky outcrops that could destroy a ship, and (2) by their very nature, … Continue reading

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Lighthouse In Tragedy and Song

Lighthouse of the Month – Ship John Shoal the Ship John Shoal Light marks the north side of the ship channel in the Delaware Bay. It marks the Ship John Shoals in the bay. The shoals and the light take … Continue reading

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Perhaps the “Prettiest” Lighthouse I have Seen

Lighthouse of the Month – Lindau, Germany The Lindau Lighthouse (Neuer Lindauer Leuchtturm) stands watch over Lindau’s snug harbor at the southernmost point of Lake Constance (German: Bodensee). It is also the only lighthouse I have seen that has clocks … Continue reading

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Leanne Cole’s Monochrome Madness 2-12-Sandy Hook Lighthouse

My current submission for Leanne Cole’s Monochrome Madness 2-12. This lighthouse is located on Sandy Hook, New Jersey, within sight of the Twin Lights of Navasink, New Jersey. Sandy Hook will be featured in an upcoming “Lighthouse of the Month.” … Continue reading

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Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Perspective

Daffodil at Marcus Hook The Rear Range is part of the lighthouse system on the Delaware River. The tower stands 105 feet above the daffodil. I had taken hundreds of sharp, clear, boring photos of flowers, when an experienced professional … Continue reading

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