September 1, 2014

Assateague Light

It looks like the tower has been painted since we were here in 2011. See our pictures on climbing the lighthouse.

This lighthouse was completed in 1867 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. It's purpose was to shine a bright light that sailors could see, so that they would know they where they were and be able to avoid running aground.  Lighthouses are often admired as symbols of guidance and hope.



9 comments:

  1. I love lighthouses. Especially big ones. Your photos are so great!

    Mersad
    Mersad Donko Photography

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  2. Happy Labor Day... Hope you are having a great day. We finally got some rain here this weekend (which we needed)--but this week promises to be a hot one... I'm SO ready for Fall...

    Beautiful shots from the Eastern Shore... I love lighthouses and that one is a BEAUTY. Thanks for sharing.

    Hugs,
    Betsy

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  3. Both are terrific photos♪ http://lauriekazmierczak.com/morning-spark/

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  4. I always enjoy seeing a good lighthouse. This one's a beauty.

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  5. It sure is pretty. I think we all love lighthouses. : )

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  6. I love the way it rises out of the trees!!

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  7. The second pic would make a great postcard.
    It's so lovely.

    Lighthouses really are a symbol of hope. I'd not given that much thought before. :)

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