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Michigan City East Pierhead Lighthouse, Indiana At

6 days ago . 51 people watched

Michigan City East Pierhead Lighthouse. In 1830, fourteen years after Indiana became a state, real estate speculator Isaac C. Elston paid $200, sight unseen, for 160 acres of land at the mouth of Trail Creek. His ambitious plan was to create Indiana’s first harbor on Lake Michigan. The resulting town of Michigan City was incorporated in 1836

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Petoskey Pierhead Lighthouse, Michigan At

Just Now . 42 people watched

In 1896, George E. Sprang, a real estate and insurance agent, published the short picture book Petoskey and Little Traverse Bay, extolling the virtues of the area.Claiming that no other city in the northwest was so naturally attractive, the book began thus:

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Crooked River Lighthouse, Florida At Lighthousefriends.com

Just Now . 58 people watched

Joan Matey, curator of the Keeper’s House Museum, was chatting with a local real estate agent one day when she learned that one of the station’s old outbuildings was on a property about three miles west of the lighthouse. The 1893 plans for the station identified this 10’ x 15’ x 16’ structure as a wash house. After many phone calls

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Hilton Head Rear Range Lighthouse, South Carolina At

Just Now . 53 people watched

In the 1960s, the two keeper’s dwellings associated with the lighthouse were cut in half and moved to Harbour Town, where they can be found alongside Lighthouse Road. One dwelling serves has served as a Bakery and Cafe, while the other has been home to the Sea Pines Real Estate

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Stony Point (Henderson) Lighthouse, New York At

6 days ago . 48 people watched

After contacting the real estate agent, the couple drove back to the lake from New Jersey just two days after returning home, toured the lighthouse, and two days later purchased it for $272,500. Once the Fausts started restoration work, they quickly found that the lighthouse was not structurally sound and were forced to gut the structure.

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Copper Harbor Lighthouse, Michigan At Lighthousefriends.com

Just Now . 59 people watched

In 1842, the Ojibwe signed the Treaty of La Pointe, ceding their mineral-rich territory and triggering a land rush that saw miners and investors buying up what they hoped was copper-rich real estate. The following year, the federal government opened a Mineral Land Agency at Copper Harbor to issue exploration permits and land leases, and Fort

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Tillamook Rock Lighthouse, Oregon At Lighthousefriends.com

6 days ago . 58 people watched

Max M. Shillock, Jr. purchased the lighthouse from Hupman in 1978 for $27,000, but he was forced to cede the title to Joy Goolsby, whom he had reportedly swindled out of large sum of money. In 1980, Goolsby sold the lighthouse for $50,000 to real estate developers Mimi Morissette and Cathy Riley, backed by a group of investors.

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Buffalo South Entrance South Side Lighthouse, New York At

6 days ago . 58 people watched

The Lighthouse Board report also mentioned that title to real estate for the double keeper’s dwelling had been obtained and that a contract had been let for its completion by October 2, 1903. Both the North and South Side Lighthouses were exhibited for the first time on September 1, 1903. Construction on the fog signal building was initiated

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Old Michigan City Lighthouse, Indiana At Lighthousefriends.com

Just Now . 62 people watched

Old Michigan City Lighthouse. In 1830, fourteen years after Indiana became a state, real estate speculator Isaac C. Elston paid $200, sight unseen, for 160 acres of land at the mouth of Trail Creek. His ambitious plan was to create Indiana’s first harbor on Lake Michigan. The resulting town of Michigan City was incorporated in 1836 with 1,500

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Ram Island Ledge Lighthouse, Maine At Lighthousefriends.com

Just Now . 59 people watched

The bidding, however, soon eclipsed the amount of money Muller was able to pool, and it seemed the auction would come down to a battle between Portland real estate developer Arthur Girard and Dr. Jeffrey Florman, a neurosurgeon from Windham. Through their bids, these two men elevated the price of the lighthouse by over $100,000.

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Point Fermin Lighthouse, California At Lighthousefriends.com

9 days ago . 60 people watched

This tip led them to the real estate office of Louis Busch on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, where, sure enough, a fourth-order Fresnel lens was on display. When contacted, Mr. Busch did not believe his lens was from Point Fermin Lighthouse. From what Busch knew, the lens had been displayed in a nautical museum on Santa Monica Pier

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Grays Reef Lighthouse, Michigan At Lighthousefriends.com

Just Now . 56 people watched

Grays Reef Passage, a narrow channel in the northeasterly end of Lake Michigan that runs between Grays Reef on the west and Vienna Shoal on the east, is the only navigable opening for deep-draft vessels between the Straits of Mackinac and the waters east of Beaver Island and the Manitou Islands.

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Montauk Yacht Club Lighthouse, New York At

6 days ago . 43 people watched

A real estate land bust in Florida followed by a devastating hurricane in September 1926 wiped out much of Fisher’s income from Miami Beach, and after the stock market crash of 1929 and the Great Depression, Fisher’s Montauk project went into receivership in 1932.

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Southwest Wolf Island Lighthouse, New Brunswick Canada At

7 days ago . 58 people watched

The original 1871 Southwest Wolf Island was replaced by a skeletal tower in 1962. The present fiberglass tower dates from 1982. Keepers: William Cline (1871 – 1873), Edward Dukes Snell (1873 – 1882), Ezra Munro (1882 – 1897), Warren P. Davidson (1897 – 1903), Lindwood Lord (1903 – 1906), Ethelbert Wright (1906 – 1916), R.J. Barry

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Boon Island Lighthouse, Maine At Lighthousefriends.com

Just Now . 54 people watched

Boon Island, a tiny outcropping of granite, only two football fields long and fourteen feet above sea level at its highest point, is located six-and-a-half miles off Maine’s southern coast. Its ledges were among the most perilous spots on the eastern seaboard until a lighthouse was established there in 1811, following James Madison’s approval.

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Chebucto Head Lighthouse, Nova Scotia Canada At

1 days ago . 48 people watched

Chebucto Head is a square wooden tower, 22 ½ feet high, painted white. It is situated at the western entrance to Halifax Harbour, and is a revolving white light, shewing a flash every minute and making a revolution every two minutes. The light was first shown on the 21st August, 1872.

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Frying Pan Shoals Lighthouse, North Carolina At

7 days ago . 48 people watched

Fractional ownership is a method in which several unrelated parties can share in, and mitigate the risk of, ownership of a high-value tangible asset, usually a jet, yacht or piece of resort real estate.” References Annual Report of the Lighthouse Board, various years.

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Porter Point Lighthouse, Nova Scotia Canada At

1 days ago . 47 people watched

Borden practiced as a physician in Canning and eventually branched out into banking, shipping, real estate, and politics. In 1887, he helped found the Cornwallis Valley Railway that linked Canning to Kentville, and he served as Minister of Militia and Defence of Canada from 1896 – 1911.

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Buffalo South Entrance North Side Lighthouse, New York At

6 days ago . 58 people watched

The Lighthouse Board report also mentioned that title to real estate for the double keeper’s dwelling had been obtained and that a contract had been let for its completion by October 2, 1903. Both the North and South Side Lighthouses were exhibited for the first time on September 1, 1903.

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Poverty Island Lighthouse, Michigan At Lighthousefriends.com

Just Now . 60 people watched

The lighthouse was located on the southern end of Poverty Island and consisted of a circular brick tower connected to a brick dwelling by a covered passageway. A fourth-order Fresnel lens was used in the lantern room to produce a flashing red light at a focal plane of seventy-eight feet above the lake. In 1883, a retaining wall was built around

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Jones Point Lighthouse, Virginia At Lighthousefriends.com

Just Now . 57 people watched

During this period, local officials had to fend off the federal government’s efforts to sell the land to real estate developers. Under the direction of DAR, the exterior of the station was refurbished, and the surrounding property turned into a fifty-acre pastoral setting …

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Borden Wharf Lighthouse, Nova Scotia Canada At

1 days ago . 47 people watched

Borden practiced as a physician in Canning and eventually branched out into banking, shipping, real estate, and politics. In 1887, he helped found the Cornwallis Valley Railway that linked Canning to Kentville, and he served as Minister of Militia and Defence of Canada from 1896 – 1911.

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North Carolina Lighthouses

7 days ago . 26 people watched

Manteo, NC Roanoke River. Edenton, NC. Roanoke River (Replica) Plymouth, NC Southwest Point Royal Shoal. Ocracoke, NC Upper Jettee. Wilmington, NC. Wade Point. Old Trap, NC. Shaded boxes identify lighthouses where the historic structure has been completely or mostly destroyed.

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Port Boca Grande (Gasparilla Island) Lighthouse, Florida

Just Now . 57 people watched

Perched atop iron pilings at the extreme southern end of Gasparilla Island is found the beautifully restored Port Boca Grande Lighthouse and its look-alike companion, which served as the assistant keeper’s dwelling.These two pieces of history were almost lost, as by 1970 the sea had whittled hundreds of feet off the southern end of the island and was lapping at the lighthouse’s foundation.

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Chambers Island Lighthouse, Wisconsin At Lighthousefriends.com

6 days ago . 62 people watched

Chambers Island Lighthouse. Chambers Island, the largest island in Green Bay, received its name in 1816 when Colonel John Miller sailed by on his way to construct Fort Howard at the mouth of the Fox River and named the island after Colonel John Chambers, his second-in-command. After his tour of the Great Lakes in 1837 to determine a systematic

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Roanoke River Lighthouse, North Carolina At

6 days ago . 44 people watched

Roanoke River Lighthouse was one of five screwpile lights established in North Carolina in 1867, and in 1800, a fog bell, struck every fifteen seconds by machinery, was placed on its eastern side as an additional aid for mariners. A fire on March 21, 1885 destroyed the lighthouse, but since it was considered critical, a dwelling and lantern

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Eagle Island Lighthouse, Maine At Lighthousefriends.com

Just Now . 55 people watched

What we did have was real neighbors and real friends – each day was a special event one way or another. In 1963, the Coast Guard became alarmed at a rash of vandalism at other abandoned light stations in the area, and despite opposition from local residents, decided to burn down the keeper’s dwelling and all the other buildings besides the

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Point Pinos Lighthouse, California At Lighthousefriends.com

9 days ago . 59 people watched

Fifty-year-old Emily Fish, accompanied by her Chinese servant Que, succeeded Luce as keeper of Point Pinos Lighthouse in 1893. When sixteen, Emily had traveled to China to visit her sister and brother-in-law, and during this overseas sojourn, Emily’s sister died while giving birth to a baby girl, later named Juliet.

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Little Burin Island Lighthouse, Newfoundland Canada At

7 days ago . 55 people watched

A wooden, octagonal lantern, painted white, was mounted atop the engine house in 1915 to beam forth a fixed white light at a focal plane of 27.5 metres (90 feet). On November 18, 1929, an earthquake occurred off the southern coast of Newfoundland, sending a fifteen-metre-high tidal wave into Burin Inlet. Nine lives were lost, and numerous homes

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South Fox Island Lighthouse, Michigan At Lighthousefriends.com

Just Now . 62 people watched

Photograph courtesy National Archives. On March 2, 1867, Congress appropriated $18,000 for a lighthouse on South Fox Island. The federal government already owned a portion of the desired parcel on the southeast tip of the island, and another 105 acres were purchased from the State of Michigan for $421.86. Built during the summer and fall of

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