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Hudson River Lighthouses

Hudson River Lighthouses

Set against the backdrop of purple mountains, lush hillsides, and tidal wetlands, the lighthouses of the Hudson River were built between 1826 and 1921 to improve navigational safety on a river teeming with freight and passenger traffic. Unlike the towering beacons of the seacoasts, these river light

ISBN10 : 9781439667118 , ISBN13 : 143966711X

Page Number : 128

Hudson River Lighthouses

Hudson River Lighthouses

Henry Hudson explored the river that now bears his name in 1609. The invention of the steamboat 200 years later, and the opening of the Erie Canal in 1825, made the Hudson one of America's busiest rivers. From 1826 until the middle of the 20th century, more than a dozen lighthouses guided ships past

ISBN10 : 1724459309 , ISBN13 : 9781724459305

Page Number : 134

My Reach

My Reach

In this memoir of the Hudson River and of her family, Susan Fox Rogers writes from a fresh perspective: the seat of her kayak. Low in the water, she explores the bays and the larger estuary, riding the tides, marveling over sturgeons and eels, eagles and herons, and spotting the remains of the ice a

ISBN10 : 9780801463099 , ISBN13 : 0801463092

Page Number : 240

Lighthouses Of The Mid Atlantic Coast

Lighthouses Of The Mid Atlantic Coast

Interest in the history and preservation of lighthouses has never been stronger. Lighthouses of the Mid-Atlantic Coast details the history of lighthouses and much more, and shows why these structures continue to fascinate us. Discover what life for lighthouse keepers was really like. Learn about the

ISBN10 : 9780760339510 , ISBN13 : 0760339511

Page Number : 160

The Hudson

The Hudson

Frances F. Dunwell presents a rich portrait of the Hudson and of the visionary people whose deep relationship with the river inspires changes in American history and culture. Lavishly illustrated with color plates of Hudson River School paintings, period engravings, and glass plate photography, The

ISBN10 : 9780231509961 , ISBN13 : 0231509960

Page Number : 392