Lighthouses I have Known and Loved

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Here is a wonderful post about lighthouses from Becky Ross Michael.

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tawas lighthouse

National Lighthouse Day can’t sneak past me without a mention of my experiences with those stately structures. I didn’t truly understand, while growing up in a small town on the shores of Lake Huron, in Michigan, how lucky I was to have such easy access to Tawas Bay and the beautiful lake, with its moaning fog horn and elegant lighthouse. Years ago, the light wasn’t open to visitors, as it is now, but I loved the hot summer days when my parents would drive all the way out to the end of Tawas Point so that my siblings and I could gawk. Many a rainy night I fell asleep to the comforting sounds of the foghorn, in the distance.

lake_huron lighthouse map
As an added bonus, we often traveled north along the lake shore toward Rogers City, to visit relatives. This gave us a chance to view several other pretty lighthouses along the…

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10 thoughts on “Lighthouses I have Known and Loved

  1. As a single mom, I was often challenged to keep any vacation within a tight budget. The lighthouse at Pigeon Point about 25 miles south of San Francisco was very reasonable. You could book time in the hot tub which nests over the Pacific. I scheduled it for sunset…

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