Monday, October 10, 2011
Long Island Head Lighthouse
The Long Island Head Lighthouse is a challenge to capture a good photo of. You have to capture it by boat because it is is inaccessible to the public by land. The present lighthouse, owned by the National Park Service, was built in 1901 and converted to solar in 1985. The first lighthouse went into service here on October 9, 1819.
In 1976, during our country's bicentennial celebration, I had the good fortune of photographing the Tall Ships from the top of this lighthouse. The island was opened to Quincy residents and thousands made the trek across Long Island bridge to view the sailing wonders.
Happy Monochrome Monday!
A late winter snowstorm named "Stella" is due to bear down on the Northeast Tuesday!
[click image to enlarge] After the Greek Revival period, Quincy followed the national trend of building a majority of its churches in the Go...
After today's snowfall, the sky took on a watercolor glow of pink, purple and blue. It was a winter wonderland once again.