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Thomas Point Lighthouse, near Annapolis, Maryland -The Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse, originally built in 1875, is one of only 10 lighthouses to be named a National Historic Landmark, the highest recognition that a historic structure can receive. The lighthouse is also the only screw-pile light on the Chesapeake Bay still in its original position. Chesapeake Lighthouses, Maryland Lighthouses, Lights House, Bays Lighthouses, Favorite Lighthouses, Chesapeake Bays, Shoal Lighthouses, Thomas Points, Points Lighthouses
Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse, Baltimore, MD. On Pier 5 in Baltimore's Inner Harbor stands the screw-pile lighthouse. Built in 1851, the lighthouse is the oldest of its type in Maryland. It was moved from the Chesapeake Bay in 1988 due to damage from storms and ice. The lighthouse now houses a museum.
The Chesapeake Bay: The Old Line State boasts the nations largest estuary, the Chesapeake Bay. The bay divides the state in two, giving us our signature, “tommy gun” look. It’s effects can be felt in 6 states and Washington DC, making this one hot body of water. At one point the cool looking Bay-Bridge was the world’s longest continuous over-water steel structure.
July 1972 "Lighthouse for the faithful, the minaret at Ghardaia rises above a cluster of five Algerian towns where Islam survives little changed in a thousand years." from article The Sword and the Sermon written & photographed by Thomas J. Abercrombie. Via sara Gossett