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Lighthouses Have Plenty of Past; Now Thomas Point Has a Future
Thomas Points screw-pile type of lighthouse where the pilings are literally screwed into the sandy floor of the Bay as a foundation topped by navigational aids and living quarters proved the best design for Bays shallow waters. photo by Michael Kelley
Lighthouses Have Plenty of Past; Now Thomas Point Light Has a Future
By John L. Guerra
For more than 125 years later, Thomas Point Light has stood as a monument of survival, its relentless refusal to snap in the toughest times reminds us that permanence used to be a virtue.
- In Baltimore, the U.S. Geological Survey records the second-highest flow into the Chesapeake Bay since record-keeping started in 1937
- In Western Maryland, hunters will be aiming at black bears
- In Delaware, the hunt is on for where to place the states first national park
- From Florida, Office Depot swears to buy only from paper companies committing to sustainable forestr
- In war-torn Rwanda, rebuilding tourism with the Primate Discovery Tour
- This weeks Creature Feature: In Germany, Body Worlds seeks to add the a gorilla named Artist to its controversial exhibition of corpses of humans and animals.
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