Lighthouses of Eastern Michigan

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From the Straits of Mackinac to the Detroit River, Images of America: Lighthouses of Eastern Michigan reveals intriguing stories of lighthouses and the people who depended on them. Readers will enjoy discovering what happened when a large ship fell 20 feet over one of the Soo Locks and the captain commented, "Good-bye Old World," as well as of a persistent ghost that caused havoc with the Coast Guard. Which lighthouse was a construction miracle in 1874? And whatever happened to the lost lighthouses of the Detroit River? A collection of the mysteries, storms, fires, and heroics surrounding the lighthouses of eastern Michigan are waiting within.
ISBN: 9780738598833
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Michigan
Series: Images of America
Images: 194
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Wil and Pat O'Connell have spent the last 20 years photographing and writing about the lighthouses of the Great Lakes, the Atlantic Coast, and Florida. Wil was raised in Cleveland and sailed the Great Lakes in his youth. As a child, Pat spent summers with her parents boating and fishing around the Lake Erie Islands and taking boat trips to the Detroit River, Lake St. Clair, and Lake Huron.
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