Nassau Harbour Lighthouse Paradise Island Bahamas. "The Bahamas are an archipelago of several thousand islands and cays stretching southeast from Florida north of Cuba. Settled by the British as early in 1648 the islands became a notorious pirate hangout in the early 1700s. Britain cleaned out the pirates and re-established a colony in 1718. The islands then remained under British sovereignty until they became independent in 1973. Nassau Harbor Lighthouse is the oldest and best known…

Nassau Harbour Lighthouse Paradise Island Bahamas. "The Bahamas are an archipelago of several thousand islands and cays stretching southeast from Florida north of Cuba. Settled by the British as early in 1648 the islands became a notorious pirate hangout in the early 1700s. Britain cleaned out the pirates and re-established a colony in 1718. The islands then remained under British sovereignty until they became independent in 1973. Nassau Harbor Lighthouse is the oldest and best known…

Foggy Afternoon at Morris Island Lighthouse Charleston South Carolina  A year after the completion of the 1876 Morris Island Lighthouse Charleston petitioned Congress for funds to construct jetties at the entrance to its harbor. The jetties succeeded in deepening the main channel but they also altered the sand transport patterns at the entrance to the harbor. Even before the completion of the jetties it was evident that both Sullivans Island and Morris Island were losing large amounts of…

Foggy Afternoon at Morris Island Lighthouse Charleston South Carolina A year after the completion of the 1876 Morris Island Lighthouse Charleston petitioned Congress for funds to construct jetties at the entrance to its harbor. The jetties succeeded in deepening the main channel but they also altered the sand transport patterns at the entrance to the harbor. Even before the completion of the jetties it was evident that both Sullivans Island and Morris Island were losing large amounts of…

Gosport Village on Star Island New Hampshire Captain John Smith mapped the Isles of Shoals in 1614 and originally named them Smyths Isles. There is a monument remaining today on Star Island built in 1864 to commemorate the 250th anniversary of John Smiths trip.[8] Star Island was first settled as were all the Isles of Shoals in the early 17th century by seasonal fishermen working the rich waters of the North Atlantic coast. Many were English coming up from the colonies of the Virginia…

Gosport Village on Star Island New Hampshire Captain John Smith mapped the Isles of Shoals in 1614 and originally named them Smyths Isles. There is a monument remaining today on Star Island built in 1864 to commemorate the 250th anniversary of John Smiths trip.[8] Star Island was first settled as were all the Isles of Shoals in the early 17th century by seasonal fishermen working the rich waters of the North Atlantic coast. Many were English coming up from the colonies of the Virginia…

"Sacred Space" Historic Clifton Heritage National Park, Nassau, The Bahamas. Bluff where slave and pirate ships landed.

"Sacred Space" Historic Clifton Heritage National Park, Nassau, The Bahamas. Bluff where slave and pirate ships landed.

Passing By the Fernandina Train Station Amelia Island Florida. "The Florida Railroad Company was incorporated January 8 1853 with David L. Yulee as president. The line received both federal and state land grants. Despite early financial difficulties construction was begun from Fernandina where the main office was located in 1856. The Final trackage to Cedar Key was lain March 1 1861 and Florida had its first cross-state railroad." (waymarking)  Dawna Moore  http://ift.tt/1btNz6H  Follow more…

Passing By the Fernandina Train Station Amelia Island Florida. "The Florida Railroad Company was incorporated January 8 1853 with David L. Yulee as president. The line received both federal and state land grants. Despite early financial difficulties construction was begun from Fernandina where the main office was located in 1856. The Final trackage to Cedar Key was lain March 1 1861 and Florida had its first cross-state railroad." (waymarking) Dawna Moore http://ift.tt/1btNz6H Follow more…

Nubble Light York Maine. One of the island's most famous residents was a brawny twenty-pound tomcat called Sambo Tonkus or Mr. T. Seeing how attached the cat was to the light his first keeper owner left him at the station. After the cat had eaten all the mice on the island one day Eugene Coleman (keeper 1930 to 1946) was shocked to see the tom paddle to the mainland and return with a fat mouse. The ginger-striped cat was a favorite with visitors and was written up in local newspapers for his…

Nubble Light York Maine. One of the island's most famous residents was a brawny twenty-pound tomcat called Sambo Tonkus or Mr. T. Seeing how attached the cat was to the light his first keeper owner left him at the station. After the cat had eaten all the mice on the island one day Eugene Coleman (keeper 1930 to 1946) was shocked to see the tom paddle to the mainland and return with a fat mouse. The ginger-striped cat was a favorite with visitors and was written up in local newspapers for his…

Sassy Lady in Repose  Amelia Island Florida  Dawna Moore  http://ift.tt/1btNz6H  #sunkenboat #ameliaisland #lovefl

Sassy Lady in Repose Amelia Island Florida Dawna Moore http://ift.tt/1btNz6H #sunkenboat #ameliaisland #lovefl

Water Fountain at Dungeness Ruins Cumberland Island Georgia  Dawna Moore  http://ift.tt/1btNz6H  #cumberlandisland #exploregeorgia #findyourpark #nps100 #georgia

Water Fountain at Dungeness Ruins Cumberland Island Georgia Dawna Moore http://ift.tt/1btNz6H #cumberlandisland #exploregeorgia #findyourpark #nps100 #georgia

Fiddlehead  Egan's Creek Greenway South Amelia Island Florida  Dawna Moore  http://ift.tt/1btNz6H  #fiddlhead #nature #fern #naturephotography

Fiddlehead Egan's Creek Greenway South Amelia Island Florida Dawna Moore http://ift.tt/1btNz6H #fiddlhead #nature #fern #naturephotography

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