New PDF release: A History of South Carolina Lighthouses (Landmarks)

By John Hairr

earlier than radar, intensity finders and satellite-guided navigation, lengthy sooner than the seafloor used to be charted with medical precision, mariners trusted lighthouses to method a sea coast appropriately. South Carolina's heritage with lighthouses is going again approximately and a part centuries. At Cape Romain, a windmill was once switched over right into a lighthouse. St. Philip's Church in Charleston used to be switched over right into a beacon for seafarers to help navigation to the Holy urban. With this sort of lengthy and storied prior, the tale of South Carolina's lighthouses is inseparable from its maritime background. sign up for writer John Hairr as he recounts the interesting heritage of those beacons that experience shone above the beaches of the Palmetto State.

Show description

Read or Download A History of South Carolina Lighthouses (Landmarks) PDF

Similar architecture books

Beyond the Cube: The Architecture of Space Frames and by Jean-François Gabriel PDF

This publication bargains an in-depth examine area body structure, together with house body tasks accomplished by means of such awesome architects as I. M. Pei, Buckminster Fuller, Philip Johnson and Louis Kahn. either idea and perform are integrated to supply a accomplished evaluate of the heritage, present use, and destiny outlook for developing area body buildings.

Read e-book online Urbanization in Southeast Asia: Issues and Impacts PDF

Urbanization happens in tandem with improvement. international locations in Southeast Asia have to construct - separately and jointly - the potential in their towns and cities to advertise fiscal development and improvement, to make city improvement extra sustainable, to mitigate and adapt to weather swap, and to make sure that all teams in society proportion within the improvement.

Read e-book online I am a Grieved Ornamental Horticulturist PDF

This e-book is a precis of my outlook in the direction of my liked box of decorative horticulture, "the sturdy, the undesirable, and the gruesome. " This box of research is not only approximately throwing lovely vegetation jointly, however it is a technique of making a appealing subject matter that comes from cautious making plans. decorative Horticulture is not only artwork and ornament, however it is a part of technology that comes with agriculture, botany, entomology, plant pathology, soil technology, and ecology.

Richard J. Williams's Sex and Buildings: Modern Architecture and the Sexual PDF

Titanic sleek skyscrapers, obelisks, towers – all are constructions that, due to their phallic form, are frequently linked to intercourse. yet different constructions are extra subtly hooked up, as they supply the frameworks for our sexual lives and act as reminders of our sexual stories and fantasies. This courting among intercourse and structures mattered greater than ever within the usa and Europe through the turbulent 20th century, whilst a tradition of unheard of sexual frankness and tolerance emerged and got here to dominate many points of public lifestyles.

Additional info for A History of South Carolina Lighthouses (Landmarks)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

A History of South Carolina Lighthouses (Landmarks) by John Hairr


by Donald
4.3

Rated 4.33 of 5 – based on 20 votes