Barney and its Keeper
New Jersey’s Barnegat Lighthouse is shown here with its 8-foot bronze lighthouse keeper statue that was dedicated in on August 7, 2019 on National Lighthouse Day. The statue was created by Brian Hanlon, a well-known sculptor. (Photo by Peter Elbert)
Oceanside, California may not have any real lighthouses but they do have this facsimile at the Lighthouse Oyster Bar and Grill. (Photo by Cheryl Kelly)
Light on Sign
The Harbor Liquor Beer and Fine Wines store in Oceanside, California uses a lighthouse on their sign to help promote their business. (Photo by Cheryl Kelly)
The 98-foot-tall Sturgeon Bay Ship Canal Lighthouse in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin was built in 1899 and is still operational today. The present skeletal framework was erected around the 1899 tower to help solve a vibration problem. (Photo by Kim Turner)
Spotted on the Beach in Mexico
Near the northern tip of Playa Encanta in Puerto Peñasco (called Rocky Point by visiting American tourists) is this lighthouse-themed beach house. Notice that the lighthouse is fully free-standing, and of considerable height. (Photo by Geoff Baker)
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