The Field Guide to Lighthouses of the Pacific Coast

The Field Guide to Lighthouses of the Pacific Coast

California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and Hawai'i

Book - 2006
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Mbi Pub Co
This convenient, pocket-sized guidebook documents 82 lighthouses of the Pacific Coast?including the sentinels of Alaska and Hawai’i. Historical and architectural details, directions, and where to go for more information accompanies each lighthouse. Almost all of the lighthouses are illustrated with at least one color photograph, historical image, or vintage postcard. Sidebars about life as a lightkeeper, deadly storms, and hauntings pepper the text. Popular and picturesque lighthouses, such as New Dungeness in Washington, Point Reyes in California, Haceta Head in Oregon, Point Loma in California, and Diamond Head in Hawai’i, are highlighted with a one-page feature. Includes traditional lighthouses only, or those that are considered visually attractive and historically significant.

Publisher: Stillwater, MN : Voyageur Press, c2006
ISBN: 9780760324660
Characteristics: 144 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm

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