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#167102 - 06/16/09 04:05 AM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Sullivans Island SC in 1962

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#167103 - 06/16/09 08:39 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Correct, You have to post the next question!

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#167104 - 06/17/09 05:03 AM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Name present or past lighthouses with names of fruits.

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#167105 - 06/17/09 05:03 AM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Name present or past lighthouses with names of fruits.

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#167106 - 06/17/09 05:17 AM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Mystery Guest,

That would be a Lighthouse Game. But Not a Trivia Question?
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#167107 - 06/19/09 10:33 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Lime Point,CA
Raspbery Island, WI
Plum Island Range, WI
Plum Island, NY
Pumpkin Island, ME(Pumpkins have seeds therefore a fruit)
Plum Beach, RI
Lime Kiln WA

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#167108 - 06/20/09 02:47 AM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Very good job.

A couple of others are Ida Lewis, formerly Lime Rock RI. and 2 Cherry Island DE. Range Lights which are gone. One from Canada is Strawberry Island Light.

I had Pumpkin Island on my list so no argument from me on that one.

Your turn.

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#167109 - 06/20/09 01:03 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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During the Revolutionary War a chain was stretched across the Hudson river. At this same site in 1853 a lighthouse was built,it was destroyed in 1946. Name the lighthouse.

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#167110 - 06/20/09 02:40 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Stony Point

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#167111 - 06/20/09 10:57 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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The lighthouse has been destroyed.Stony Point still stands. Go North.

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#167112 - 06/22/09 05:15 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Another hint, Was on the grounds of a famous school. My Alma Mater

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#167113 - 06/22/09 06:36 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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West Point Lighthouse, NY (also known as Gee's)?

Sandy

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#167114 - 06/22/09 09:23 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Sandy, Well done! I believe it was also know as McGees Point. Flirtation Walk went right by the old site. I speak from experience although back in those days I was not there for lighthouse reasons. wink Your next question.

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#167115 - 06/22/09 11:13 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Been after HL forever to make this a "Gone, But Not Forgotten" light part of the Hudson River lights they've already done. Tickled to see someone else even knows about this light and impressed that you are among an elite group of students.

Name the light on a site that was once the setting for the first permanent settlement in New York State and what is its "claim to fame?"

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#167116 - 06/23/09 06:05 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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As an ex-New Yorker I figured I better find the answer. I am going with Van Wies PT. Lighhouse at Fort Orange (Albany NY). I'd say it's claim to fame is that it had a the same keeper for 52 Yrs.

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#167117 - 06/23/09 06:42 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Nope.

Another hint: The original lighthouse was built in 1834 and was replaced by the present one in 1870.

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#167118 - 06/24/09 01:45 AM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Ogdensburg Harbor Lighthouse.My guess at claim to fame is that in 1813 a battle was fought with the English on site as part of the War of 1812

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#167119 - 06/24/09 03:40 AM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Lighthouse is correct. Claim to fame is that it was once used as a "pest house" for cholera victims.

These pictures were taken in 2004:





Your turn Art.

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#167120 - 06/24/09 11:54 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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My home state (Arizona) has no ocean coastline, but we do have lighthouses. How many are there and what waterway are they on?

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#167121 - 06/27/09 06:10 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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My Trivia question has gone unanswered for 3 days, come on it is not that difficult if you know how to google for information.

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#167122 - 06/27/09 06:27 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Quote:
Originally posted by AZpharologist:
My home state (Arizona) has no ocean coastline, but we do have lighthouses. How many are there and what waterway are they on?
14 lighthouses on Lake Havasu ???
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#167123 - 06/27/09 08:17 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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WELL DONE! You are up with next trivia question. laugh

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#167124 - 06/28/09 02:21 AM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Art,

Have you seen the replicas? Worth stopping on the way across the USA to see them? Think I recall reading that the person responsible for the idea is from the East Coast and was homesick for our lighthouses--is that true?

Sandy

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#167125 - 06/28/09 12:38 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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New question:

What is the name of the lighthouse, currently a skelital tower(not the original structure), that is named after the 1638 landing of Finnish colonists on that spot?
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#167126 - 06/28/09 05:48 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Finns Point, Delaware

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#167127 - 06/28/09 05:54 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Quote:
Originally posted by AZpharologist:
Finns Point, Delaware
Right lighthouse, Wrong state

Finns Point, New Jersey

But since I only asked for the lighthouse you are technicly correct.

Your question!!!
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#167128 - 06/28/09 11:23 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Got you. I had right river,wrong shoreline

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#167129 - 06/29/09 11:34 AM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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What lighthouse is named for a President?

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#167130 - 06/30/09 02:24 AM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Just a guess, Fort Washington MD.

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#167131 - 06/30/09 03:08 AM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Point Obama?
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#167132 - 06/30/09 10:33 AM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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I was going to guess Port Clinton! wink
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#167133 - 06/30/09 01:45 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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The light I am thinking of was specifically named to honor the President it is named after. Neither Fort Washington and Port Clinton are it. He is a relatively obscure President.

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#167134 - 06/30/09 01:54 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Quote:
Originally posted by AZpharologist:
What lighthouse is named for a President?
Cleveland East Ledge Light - MA
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#167135 - 06/30/09 05:17 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Lighthouse Loon, You got it! Your Question.

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#167136 - 06/30/09 10:10 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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A 43 year old River Pilot, born in the US, was a passanger on a ship headed for England. He was going to England to stake his claim on his families fortune. Unfortunately the ship hit a shoal and he perished. A lighthouse was later put on that shoal and named after him. What is the name of the lighthouse?
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#167137 - 07/02/09 11:17 AM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Hint: His multi-syllabic first name must have been considered too long, as the name given the shoal was shortened.
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#167138 - 07/02/09 03:12 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Miah Maull Shoal - his first name was Nehemiah
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#167139 - 07/02/09 04:41 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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applaud Laura,

Miah Maull Shoal - New Jersey is correct !!!

Your question!
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#167140 - 07/02/09 05:47 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Here's a fact I just found out about an old friend. In 1844 a 15-foot-high wall was built around the tower’s base and that area was paved over. What lighthouse?
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#167141 - 07/02/09 10:05 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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OLD CAPE HENRY

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#167142 - 07/02/09 10:22 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Correct! Going to see the old guy tomorrow.
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#167143 - 07/03/09 03:48 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Which U.S, lighthouse is the most recent to be rededicated and relit?

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#167144 - 07/06/09 10:41 AM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Hope everyone had a fun and safe holiday. Great Lakes might help!

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#167145 - 07/06/09 02:33 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Was it McGulpin Point Lighthouse Michigan?
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#167146 - 07/07/09 02:35 AM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Indeed it is McGulpin Point and here's the story compliments of lighthousefriends.com

http://www.lighthousefriends.com/light.asp?ID=213


Your turn Debbie.

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#167147 - 07/07/09 12:06 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Which U.S. lighthouse is still operational but has its original 4th order lens on display at Point Iroquois?
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#167148 - 07/07/09 04:19 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Martin Reef Light

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#167149 - 07/07/09 08:15 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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No, here is a hint:
It's unique design has never been duplicated on the Great Lakes.
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#167150 - 07/08/09 03:48 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Debbie: Below is a quote from the description of Point Iroquois Museum. Is there two fourth order lens on site?


The fourth-order Fresnel lens from the Martin Reef Lighthouse is on display in the dwelling.

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#167151 - 07/08/09 07:22 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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St. Martin Island Lighthouse is what I am looking for.
Not sure why they would call it Martin Reef Lighthouse in the description.
The lighthouse is on St. Martin Island and can be viewed by boat only as it is now under the management of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
It is located between Poverty Island Light and Pottowatomie Light.
So, it is now up to Mystery Guest.
Thanks AZ for the info ...I checked with Terry Peppers seeing the lights website for the lens info.
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#167152 - 07/09/09 11:47 AM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Which U.S. lighthouse has the highest focal plane, and if you know, how high is it?

mg

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#167153 - 07/09/09 01:18 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Are you talking about an active light?
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#167154 - 07/09/09 03:26 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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If you mean an existing light - Old Point Loma at 465'
If you mean an active light - Makapu'u Point Light at 420'
(I knew I was becoming some kind of lighthouse nut, when as I was reading in the Holland book "America's Lighthouses" that Point Cabrillo had the highest focal plane in the US, and I found myself shaking my head.)
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#167155 - 07/10/09 03:03 AM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Old Point Loma is correct. Incidentally, some books including the 1994 Inventory of Historic Light Stations list the FP at 462'.

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#167156 - 07/10/09 10:20 AM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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This 1805 lighthouse, always threatened by erosion, still has the original spiral stone steps.
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#167157 - 07/10/09 11:05 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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New Point Comfort

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#167158 - 07/11/09 04:39 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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New Point Comfort is right. I saw this one last Sunday. Your turn!
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#167159 - 07/11/09 09:47 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Some interesting trivia I recenly read is that none of the many Light stations in one of our states can not be reached by car. Which state is it?

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#167160 - 07/11/09 11:46 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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My guess is Alaska.

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#167161 - 07/12/09 07:25 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Fairly easy to figure out by elimination, but never having been to Alaska, I did not know until reading it that all of its light stations can only be accessed by the Coast Guard by boat and/or helicopter. Thus, if you are planning to see or photo them, you need to plan on doing it by boat or air.

Art, your turn.

mg

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#167162 - 07/12/09 11:07 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Mystery Guest, My guess was eliminatory, Dr Watson!

Which US lighthouse was the first to us Electricity?

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#167163 - 07/12/09 11:52 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Sherlock tells me SOL was the first US lighthouse to us electricity, Dr Watson.


mg

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#167164 - 07/14/09 01:50 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Correct, Your question

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#167165 - 07/15/09 06:06 AM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Which U.S. lighthouse took the longest time to construct and approximately how long did it take to construct it? The light also held another record. If you know what it is, you can treat yourself to a Krispy Kreme.

mg

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#167166 - 07/15/09 09:37 AM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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St. George Reef took 10 years and over $700,000.
I'm not sure thats the longest construction time, but it has to be close.
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#167167 - 07/15/09 09:38 AM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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St George Reef,CA Ten years to construct, also the most expensive construction cost.

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#167168 - 07/15/09 11:05 AM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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That's it. I will have to put up some tougher ones.

Laura wins the St George identity race by 1 minute!!! Congrats to both Laura and Art tho.

Laura's next.

mg

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#167169 - 07/15/09 05:04 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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This lighthouse got its name from a Miami Indian chief.
Art, want to split a Krispy Kreme?
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#167170 - 07/15/09 06:43 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Turtle Island Light is named for Chief Little Turtle.

mg

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#167171 - 07/15/09 08:55 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Too easy, huh? You're up.
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#167172 - 07/16/09 08:17 AM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Which U.S. lighthouse tower was increased in height by erecting the old light tower on top of a new tower base which was approximately how tall?


mg

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#167173 - 07/17/09 12:46 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Algoma, WI - 12'
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#167174 - 07/17/09 07:30 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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This is a very informative trivia, but what light is SOL?

Also do you know anything about a lighthouse on Saipan that was metal and part of a house. I think the Germans might have built it when they were a presence in the Pacific between WW1 and WW2.

Climbed it when visiting in 1973 or '74.

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#167175 - 07/17/09 11:52 PM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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SOL = Statue of Liberty

I think the following url will take you to the Saipan lighthouse you are seeking. According to this site, it was built in 1934 by Japan. If you need additional information, there are other sites.

http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/lighthouse/photos/Pacific/Garapan.htm


mg

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#167176 - 07/18/09 12:17 AM Re: Lighthouse Trivia
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Algoma is an excellent guess, but its not the one I wanted. I started to mention the height addition and other information, but didn't, as it would have eliminated Algoma as an answer, since the other light addition is quite a bit higher.

Also this would be picky, but the addition to Algoma is referred to as a cylinder whereas the addition to the light that I wanted is referred to as a tower addition. If no one gets it tonight, I'll add the height in the morning and if that doesn't help, I'll add another clue in the evening.

Will have to be more careful in wording the next one.

mg

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