Category Archives: Lighthouses

Grand River (Fairport Harbor) Lighthouse

We drove into the town of Fairport Harbor to get a closer look at the Grand River Lighthouse. It’s now a maritime museum, but it wasn’t open early on a Sunday morning and we’ve toured a lot of lighthouses anyway. … Continue reading

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Lake Erie

On a warm and buggy Sunday morning, we drove to Headlands Beach State Park so my wife could see Lake Erie for the first time. I warned her that it wasn’t all that special — the last time I was … Continue reading

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St. Augustine Lighthouse

I drove across the Matanzas River on the Bridge of Lions and found the St. Augustine Lighthouse. It was impressive, but I didn’t have time to pay to get onto the ground or climb the tower. (Although, if I knew … Continue reading

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Door County — Last Saturday

We woke up to a cool, overcast, windy morning. A few of us wandered down to the shore where we were greeted with this view. That’s Horseshoe Island in the center of the pan. We’d stopped on the way north … Continue reading

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Grosse Point Lighthouse — Evanston, Illinois

I’ve been aware of this lighthouse for years — I’ve parked in the lot many times when birding along Lake Michigan — but I’ve never taken the tour (Saturday and Sunday afternoons at 2, 3 and 4).  Only 12 people … Continue reading

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