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Florida Lighthouse Trail

Author : Thomas Taylor
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Page : 176 pages
File Size : 43,7 Mb
Release : 2015-10-17
Category : Travel
ISBN : 9781561648368

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Florida Lighthouse Trail by Thomas Taylor Pdf

A collection of the histories of Florida's light stations by different authors, each an authority on a particular lighthouse, this book is chock-full of information on dates of construction and operation, foundation materials, lighting equipment, and more. Complete directions to each lighthouse site are included, as well as names, addresses, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, websites of lighthouse organizations. Preface by Wayne Wheeler, president of the United States Lighthouse Society, as well as a full glossary, bibliography, and index.

North American Lighthouses Coloring Book

Author : John Batchelor
Publisher : Courier Corporation
Page : 52 pages
File Size : 41,8 Mb
Release : 1995-02-23
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN : 0486283127

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North American Lighthouses Coloring Book by John Batchelor Pdf

Detailed drawings re-create 36 famous lighthouses of the United States and Canada, including those in Cape Hatteras, Montauk Point, Cape Cod, West Quoddy Head, Tybee Island, and other places along the shorelines of North America. Captions accompanying these accurately rendered illustrations provide valuable background information on location, height, and date of construction of each lighthouse.

The Florida Lighthouse Trail

Author : Chris Belcher,Josh Liller,Florida Lighthouse Association
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Page : 328 pages
File Size : 46,7 Mb
Release : 2020-04-06
Category : Travel
ISBN : 9781683340775

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The Florida Lighthouse Trail by Chris Belcher,Josh Liller,Florida Lighthouse Association Pdf

From Amelia Island to the Keys to Pensacola in the Panhandle, the coast of Florida is dotted with lighthouses of all sizes, shapes, materials, and - best of all – histories. The Florida Lighthouse Trail is a compilation of short histories, written by expert contributors from around the state. Each chapter has fascinating details about these great sentinels. Chock-full of information on dates of construction and operation, changes over time, and Fresnel lenses, this book also serves as a travel guide with directions and contact information for their support organizations. Paul Bradley's beautiful artwork richly illustrates each lighthouse. This new edition features substantially updated information, with the most up-to-date information for history buffs and prospective visitors. The Florida Lighthouse Trail also includes a history of the Florida Lighthouse Association, an extensive glossary, short biographies of the contributors, suggested reading, and an index.

Visiting Small-Town Florida

Author : Bruce Hunt
Publisher : Pineapple Press Inc
Page : 245 pages
File Size : 46,7 Mb
Release : 2003
Category : Cities and towns
ISBN : 9781561642786

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Visiting Small-Town Florida by Bruce Hunt Pdf

"A guide to 70 of Florida's most interesting small towns"--Cover.

The Lightkeepers' Menagerie

Author : Elinor De Wire
Publisher : Pineapple Press Inc
Page : 354 pages
File Size : 40,7 Mb
Release : 2007
Category : Pets
ISBN : 9781561643905

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The Lightkeepers' Menagerie by Elinor De Wire Pdf

"The Lightkeepers' Menagerie gathers together animal stories from lighthouses all around the world, tales of happiness and sadness, courage and cowardice, tragedy and comedy, even absurdity."--Page [4] cover.

The Ultimate Book of Lighthouses

Author : Michael J. Rhein,Samuel Willard Compton
Publisher : Chartwell Books
Page : 259 pages
File Size : 55,8 Mb
Release : 2018-02-27
Category : Architecture
ISBN : 9780785836049

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The Ultimate Book of Lighthouses by Michael J. Rhein,Samuel Willard Compton Pdf

The sheer beauty of the elegant, lonely lighthouses along our shores--and their unspoiled, scenic natural settings--has captivated our collective imagination. A celebration of one of America's purest landmarks, The Ultimate Book of Lighthouses is a must-have for any home.

Cape St. George Lighthouse and Apalachicola Bay

Author : James L. Hargrove,Carol A. Talley
Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
Page : 128 pages
File Size : 49,6 Mb
Release : 2017-04-17
Category : Architecture
ISBN : 9781467124973

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Cape St. George Lighthouse and Apalachicola Bay by James L. Hargrove,Carol A. Talley Pdf

The beacon of the historic Cape St. George Lighthouse still guides mariners into Apalachicola Bay. Founded in 1831, the town of Apalachicola took its name from Creek Indians, to whom it signified a land of friendly people. Sheltered from the Gulf of Mexico by a string of barrier islands, the port flourished as the only site in Florida on a river that is navigable for over 300 miles to the fall line at Columbus, Georgia, Apalachicola's sister city. Generations of lighthouse keepers were bound to St. George Island and its great bay by an intense sense of duty to sustain seagoing commerce and a love for a place where they could raise their families in freedom. When the foundation washed away in 2005 after a very active hurricane season and a final surge from Hurricane Wilma, residents took action to salvage and rebuild the historic lighthouse. Visitors may still climb the lighthouse tower, surrounded by bricks that were first laid in 1852.

Georgia's Lighthouses and Historic Coastal Sites

Author : Kevin M. McCarthy
Publisher : Pineapple Press Inc
Page : 154 pages
File Size : 47,7 Mb
Release : 1998
Category : Travel
ISBN : 156164143X

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Georgia's Lighthouses and Historic Coastal Sites by Kevin M. McCarthy Pdf

-- Though only 110 miles long, Georgia's coast is a wealth of historic beauty -- Georgia is a unique combination of wartorn history and genteel character -- Stories of Civil War soldiers, pioneers and settlers, Native Americans, seafarers and pirates (including Blackbeard), and even a ghost or two -- St. Simons Lighthouse, one of America's oldest continuously working lighthouses and home to the ghost of keeper Frederick Osborne, whose footsteps can be heard in the tower at night -- Jekyll Island Club, a posh retreat established in 1886 by some of the wealthiest families in America, including the Astors, Rockefellers, and Vanderbilts -- Fort King George was called the Invalid Regiment because many of its soldiers were either sickly or victims of foreign campaigns -- Each site is illustrated with a full-color painting -- A great gift for lighthouse or art enthusiasts

Secrets of San Blas

Author : Charles Farley
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Page : 218 pages
File Size : 49,5 Mb
Release : 2012-09-20
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781561645732

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Secrets of San Blas by Charles Farley Pdf

Most towns have their secrets. In the 1930s, Port St. Joe has more than its share. Old Doc Berber, Port St. Joe's only general practitioner, thought he knew all the secrets of the sleepy town in Florida's panhandle. But a grisly murder out at the Cape San Blas Lighthouse drags him into a series of intrigues that even he can't diagnose. Fortunately, the wise old doctor has an even wiser housekeeper, the industrious Jewel Jackson, who has a magic touch in the kitchen and an old Southern saying for every situation—and has tabs on everything that's going on in town through the furtive black-folks' grapevine. But the old doctor loses his good sense when he meets young Sally Martin, the dead man's widow. In spite of himself, Doc Berber is drawn into a dangerous search for the killer that leads him into a sinister tangle of deceit, corruption, and scandalous secrets. He's forced into an agonizing struggle, not just with the murderer, but with his own conscience as well. Next in series > > See all of the books in this series

No Place to Deceive (Murder in the Keys—Book #5)

Author : Jaden Skye
Publisher : Jaden Skye
Page : 250 pages
File Size : 41,9 Mb
Release : 2018-03-26
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781640292901

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No Place to Deceive (Murder in the Keys—Book #5) by Jaden Skye Pdf

“Jaden Skye creates a set of characters that are very well developed, and makes you cheer for our heroine on every page. The environment and the overall description of scenes are superb, making you feel the suspense in the air the whole time.” --Books and Movie Reviews (Roberto Mattos) (re No Place to Die) NO PLACE TO DECEIVE is book #5 in a new romantic suspense series by #1 bestselling author Jaden Skye, which begins with Book #1, NO PLACE TO DIE, a free download! Private Detective Olivia Wells finds herself hired by a distraught wife after her husband is found murdered. Olivia and Wayne set out to discover the truth, and the deeper they probe, the more secrets they discover. Something does not sit right to them about this man’s life, a long-distance commuter and the father to three happy children. And the deeper they penetrate into the world of lies, secrets and deception, the more they come to realize that, behind the picture-perfect façade, nothing is what it seems. NO PLACE TO DECEIVE is book #5 in an explosive new romantic suspense series filled with love, tragedy, heartbreak, betrayal and suspense, one that will leave you turning pages late into the night. Book #6 will be released soon. Jaden is also author of the #1 Bestselling series MURDER IN THE CARIBBEAN, which begins with DEATH BY HONEYMOON (Book #1), a free download with over 200 five star reviews!

The Book Buyer

Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 634 pages
File Size : 50,6 Mb
Release : 1889
Category : American literature
ISBN : UIUC:30112109762986

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Searching for the Dixie Barbecue

Author : Wilber W. Caldwell
Publisher : Pineapple Press Inc
Page : 130 pages
File Size : 49,7 Mb
Release : 2005
Category : Cooking
ISBN : 9781561643332

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Searching for the Dixie Barbecue by Wilber W. Caldwell Pdf

Searching for the Dixie Barbecue, with its thought-provoking text and many black and white photos, is a culinary and cultural saga. Here are glimpses of a fragment of society still tenaciously clinging to deep-rooted, primal instincts; to legends of the American frontier; and to the hand-me-down, rural traditions of the Deep South. This is a story about (among other things) regional pride, homespun cookery, backwoods lore, self-effacing redneck humor, shameless braggadocio, macho self-imagery, carnivorous bravado, porcine fundamentalism, boldfaced lies, and both culinary and social intransigence. This book will supply you with the elusive answers to three questions: What is real barbecue? How do you find it? and What does it mean to be Southern?

Key Biscayne

Author : Joan Gill Blank
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Page : 547 pages
File Size : 40,7 Mb
Release : 2016-11-09
Category : History
ISBN : 9781683340010

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Key Biscayne by Joan Gill Blank Pdf

Just south of Miami Beach lies the southernmost sand barrier island of the continental United States—Key Biscayne. Long the symbol of an idyllic, barefoot, island lifestyle, this swirl of sand, 5 miles long by 1 1/2 miles wide, is the subject of this lucid history, which begins 4,000 years ago and continues through its discovery by Ponce de Leon, its use as a military and lighthouse reservation, the Seminole Wars, shipwreck salvaging, and its present function as public parkland and residential and high-rise condominium village. On Cape Florida, Key Biscayne's southern end, the Cape Florida Lighthouse, newly restored, stands watch as it has for over 170 years. Drawing from original documents, including many letters and pictures saved by descendants of settlers and lighthouse keepers, Key Biscayne offers a vivid portrait of this compelling Florida island.

Key Biscayne

Author : Joan Blank
Publisher : Pineapple Press Inc
Page : 244 pages
File Size : 49,8 Mb
Release : 1996
Category : Key Biscayne (Fla.)
ISBN : 9781561640966

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Key Biscayne by Joan Blank Pdf

Using many photographs, the author reveals a fascinating piece of geography, Key Biscayne - America's southernmost barrier island.