Bright Lights, Dark Nights



Bright Lights, Dark Nights This sequel to our enormously popular Bonfires and Beacons features 45 lighthouses on Lakes Ontario, Erie, Huron, Michigan and Superior, on both sides of the American Canadian border The rugged rocks and vast forests of the Great Lakes region drove early settlers and merchants to develop elaborate shipping networks As we drive along their shores today, these lakes may appear easy to navigate, but swift currents, hidden reefs and shoals, shifting sandbars, uncharted passages and fierce, fast moving storms made early navigation a mariner s nightmare Remarkable stone, brick and wood lighthouses were erected to light the night and safely guide lakefarers in their schooners, steamers, brigs, barques and sloops Any of these noble structures have fallen into disrepair or have been torn down in the name of progress, but the surviving lights have become monuments to an exciting period in our history and points of pilgrimage for millions.So to night wandering sailors pale with fear Wide o er the watery waste a light appears Which on the far seen mountain blazing high Streams the lonely watchtower to the sky Homer, The Iliad, 750 BC Read Bright Lights, Dark Nights by Larry Wright – bluevapours.co.uk

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☆ New Life Bright Lights, Dark Nights  Author Larry Wright – bluevapours.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 96 pages
  • Bright Lights, Dark Nights
  • Larry Wright
  • English
  • 20 June 2018
  • 1550463128

10 thoughts on “Bright Lights, Dark Nights

  1. Amy Roebuck says:

    If you live around the Great Lakes If you enjoy and appreciate historic lighthouses, this book is for you We also own Larry and Patricia Wright s Encyclopedia of Great Lakes lighthouses, but this small volume is a delight sharing interesting facts about some ...

  2. Wendy says:

    Beautiful pictures Informative.

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