Legendary for their isolation, lighthouses seem like an appropriate destination for those seeking both unusual sights and social distance.
The job of lighthouse keeper was often a lonely one, especially when bad weather forced the keeper to stay at his post while the lighthouse, itself, might be cut off from outside contact.
Today, lighthouses are a little less lonely, but still as lovely, as they ever were. A tour of Ohio’s Lake Erie lighthouses is an ideal quick trip for history, architecture or photography buffs.
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Story excerpt provided by The Columbus Dispatch.
Written by Steve Stephens.
Originally published June 26, 2020.