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23 Lighthouses That Span a Millennium of Sea Travel

For most of us, lighthouses are synonymous with trips to the shore. But for seafarers, lighthouses have represented a vital symbol of safe passage for centuries. In fact, they go back to 280 BC, when the famed Lighthouse of Alexandria was built—though lighthouses of the ancient world looked more like battlements than… » 6/19/13 9:28am 6/19/13 9:28am