Lighthouse Timeline

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    The Pharos Lighthouse of Alexadria

    The Pharos Lighthouse of Alexadria
    The very first lighthouse ever made. One of the seven wonders of the world. The lighthouse was made around 270 B.C. It was destroyed after sevral earthquakes had srtuck it.
  • Jan 1, 1100

    The Dover Castle Lighthouse

    The Dover Castle Lighthouse
    The Dover Castle is a medieval castle in Dover, Kent, England. The site may have been fortified with earthworks in the Iron Age or earlier, before the Romans invaded in AD43. The lighthouse has been known to be called the "Key to England".
  • Jan 1, 1531

    Kõpu Lighthouse

    Kõpu Lighthouse
    Kõpu Lighthouse is one of the best known symbols and tourist sights on the Estonian island of Hiiumaa, The lighthouse marks the Hiiu sandbank and warns ships away from the shoreline,
  • The Eddystone Lighthouse

    The Eddystone Lighthouse
    Tis is the third most famous lighthouse. The lighthouse plays a big roll in the book. The lighthouse was built by Henry Winstanley.
  • Boston Lighthouse

    Boston Lighthouse
    Boston Light is a lighthouse located on Little Brewster Island in outer Boston Harbor, Massachusetts.The current lighthouse dates from 1783, is the second oldest working lighthouse in the US. The lighthouse was featured in the thriller "Shutter Island".
  • Barnegat Lighthouse

    Barnegat Lighthouse
    The development of the original lighthouse began in June 1834 with the appropriation of $6,000 from Congress. Barnegat Light, colloquially known as "Old Barney".
  • Point Reyes Lighthouse

    Point Reyes Lighthouse
    The Point Reyes Lighthouse, also known as Point Reyes Light or the Point Reyes Light Station, is a lighthouse in the Gulf of the Farallones on Point Reyes in Marin County, California, U.S.A.A lighthouse was assigned to Point Reyes in 1855, but construction was delayed for fifteen years because of a dispute between the United States Lighthouse Board and the landowners over a fair price for the land.
  • Tower of Hercules

    Tower of Hercules
    The Tower of Hercules is an ancient Roman lighthouse on a peninsula. The Tower of Hercules is a National Monument of Spain, and since June 27, 2009, has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • The Charleston Lighthouse

    The Charleston Lighthouse
    Charleston Light on Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. It was built to replace the defunct Morris Island Light on Morris Island.