A History of South Carolina Lighthouses (Landmarks) by John Hairr

By John Hairr

sooner than radar, intensity finders and satellite-guided navigation, lengthy earlier than the seafloor used to be charted with clinical precision, mariners trusted lighthouses to process a sea coast accurately. South Carolina's heritage with lighthouses is going again approximately and a part centuries. At Cape Romain, a windmill was once switched over right into a lighthouse. St. Philip's Church in Charleston used to be switched over right into a beacon for seafarers to assist navigation to the Holy urban. With this sort of lengthy and storied previous, the tale of South Carolina's lighthouses is inseparable from its maritime background. sign up for writer John Hairr as he recounts the interesting background of those beacons that experience shone above the shorelines of the Palmetto State.

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