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A winning combination of practical trqavel information, stunning color photographs, and rich maritime history makes Lighthouses of Maine
your essential guide to maritime beacons in the Pine Tree State. From Whitlocks Mill Light near the St. Croix river to Whaleback ledge Light near Portsmouth Harbor, the fifty lights included here are presented in geographical order. Take this handy little guide with you on your travels, and keep it as a picture-perfect souvenir of your trip to Maine.
Inside you will find: detailed descriptions of each lighthouse Complete travel information, including driving directions and GPS coordinateshistorical background notesquick summaries of key information, such as date established, height of tower, and type of lens fifty-six beautiful full-color photographs a glossary of important termshelpful icons indicating historic interest, scenic quality, accessibility and amenities
With more than forty-five lighthouses still standing, Maine is one of the most lighthouse-rich states in the country. This stunningly illustrated handbook profiles them all and offers complete information for travelers.
Bruce Roberts's photographs have appeared in numerous magazines, including Life and Sports Illustrated, and in hundreds of books, many of them about lighthouses. He was director of photography at Southern Living magazine for many years. His work is also on display in the permanent collection at the Smithsonian Institution. He lives in Morehead City, North Carolina.
Ray Jones is the author or coauthor of fourteen best-selling books about lighthouses. He has served as an editor at Time-Life Books, as founding editor of Albuquerque Living magazine, as writing coach at Southern Living magazine, and as founding publisher of Country Roads Press. He lives in Pebble Beach, California.
"Another fine book from America's most popular lighthouse authors! Through the pages of this book, Bruce Roberts and Ray Jones have again shown their dedication to lighthouse preservation and proven that lighthouses are a vital link to our past."
--Timothy Harrison, President, American Lighthouse Foundation & Museum of Lighthouse History