Famous U.S. Lighthouses By Picture

You've seen them on calendars, place mats, state quarters, default screen wallpapers, and armchair captains' walls all your life. A lot of appreciation to and for their 1,000s of hours of archival research, computer drudgery and travel time.
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Last updated: November 30, 2021
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Easternmost U.S. point
Several miles from shore in Lake Michigan
Millions ride over it every year without seeing it.
Oldest light tower in the U.S.
The station is the oldest in U.S., but the new tower only dates to 1783.
Outside the Thames River
Only marble lighthouse in the U.S.
On a bluff with sweeping views of a vast natural harbor
This light bid farewell to 7 castaways the day President Kennedy was shot.
The lightkeepers escaped with everyone else in 1963.
Nominal island home of Coast Guard admirals.
At 210 feet, the U.S.A.'s tallest lighthouse was famously moved 2,900 feet in 1999.
1,000s of miles from Dutch Harbor
Perhaps the most widely recognized lighthouse in the world. ...if you don't count the last one in the quiz.
Small rock 15 miles from the nearest island and 25 miles from the mainland, rising abruptly from 600-ft deep water. Buildings occasionally wash away.
The Spanish possibly had a nearby light station, now underwater, as early as the 1500s.
Largest lighthouse lens in the U.S.
Maintained in a state of faux "arrested decay".
You might be surprised, but you don't need a hint.
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