A Travel Guide and Souvenir in One"Another fine book from America's most popular lighthouse authors. Through the pages of this book, Bruce Roberts and Ray Jones guide you to our historic lighthouses, illuminating the reasons why lighthouses and their history are a vital link to our past that must be saved for future generations."" Timothy Harrison, president, American Lighthouse Foundation & Museum of Lighthouse HistoryA winning combination of practical travel information, stunning color photographs, and rich maritime history makes Lighthouses of Florida your essential guide to maritime beacons in the Sunshine State. From Amelia Island Light in Fernandina Beach to Pensacola Light in Pensacola, the more than thirty lights included here are presented in geographical order, making it easy for you to move from your armchair to the driver's seat and back again. Take this handy little guide with you on your travels, and keep it as a picture-perfect souvenir of your trip to coastal Florida.Inside you'll find:" detailed descriptions of each lighthouse" complete travel information, including driving directions and GPS coordinates" historical background notes" quick summaries of key information, such as date established, height of tower, and type of lens" thirty-five beautiful full-color photographs" a glossary of terms and important figures in lighthouse history" helpful icons indicating scenic quality, historic interest, and visitor accessibility and friendliness" n0 descriptions and photos of lost lighthouses
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