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6 396 hours ago
Built in 1872, the pigeon lighthouse takes its name from the ship Carrier Pigeon that wrecked along these shores in 1853. The tallest lighthouse on the west coast of United States, paints a stunning picture against the beauty of the Pacific. This traveler recommends making a drive to this beautiful spot if you are around the area. -------------------------------------------------------- #lighthouse#lighthouse_captures#lighthouse#california#travel#travellers#travelusa#travelblogger
0 136 hours ago
Not the usual view most people go for when they come to the Salk Institute but the moon was so beautiful and the geometry was so compelling, I knew I had to go for it!
Highland Light Station, also known as Cape Cod Light, is located on Outer Cape Cod within Cape Cod National Seashore in North Truro. Commissioned by George Washington and established in 1797 as the 20th light station in the United States, the original 45-foot tall wooden tower and keeper's dwelling were built more than 500 feet from the edge of a 125-foot-tall clay cliff. A new brick lighthouse was erected near the original tower in 1831. The present 66-foot-tall brick light tower, keeper's house, and generator shed replaced the previous structures in 1857. An enclosed walkway connects the tower and the one-and-one-half-story, L-shaped, Queen-Anne-style keeper's dwelling.
Erosion of the steep cliff throughout the years brought the present light station around 100 feet from the cliff's edge by the early 1990s. Using funds raised by the Truro Historical Society combined with state and Federal grants, Highland Light Station was successfully moved 450 feet back to safer ground. After the 18-day move, the light was relit on November 3, 1996, and is an active aid to navigation.