Caught Our Eyes: A Leaning Lighthouse

Reference specialist Marilyn Ibach caught sight of this photo in the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) documentation for the Cape Saint George Lighthouse, Cape St. George, Apalachicola, Franklin County, Florida.

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Northeast View with Lighthouse Keeper’s Dwelling in Background, 275 Degrees off North – Cape Saint George Lighthouse, Cape St. George, Apalachicola, Franklin County, FL. Photograph by Tom Baird, 1998. //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/hhh.fl0421/photos.221606p

Marilyn remarked:

This 1852 lighthouse caught my eye because it’s at such an angle! (275 degrees off north).  This November 1998 photo shows the lighthouse soon after Hurricane Georges hit it; further damaged by  erosion and pounding waves, it  finally toppled on October 21, 2005.

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