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Skinner Bluff Information Sign
Sign describing the history of Skinner Bluff. Located near Wiarton Ontario. Describes its origins related to Lake Algonquin.
|Lighthouses Gallery Links:
|History of Lighthouses on Wikipedia
|from site: Ancient Roman lighthouses are among the best preserved, and best known examples of lighthouses from Ancient History. A famous example is the Tower of Hercules in A Coruña, Spain, and there is another at Dover, England which still stands to about half its original height. It must be remarked that lighthouses existed since the Hellenistic period, but it is mainly the Roman ones which have survived.
|The History of Lighthouses
|from site: In early time people set fires at the edge of the water to warn boats of dangerous rocks and shores. The Egyptians were the first people to build lighthouses to use light to guide ships. In Egypt in 283 the Egyptians completed the tallest lighthouse ever built. It guided ships for over 1,500 years and stood 900 feet tall. Lighthouses were also constructed by the Phoenicians, Greeks, and the Romans.
|The year 2011 at Wikipedia
|from site: 2011 (MMXI) was a common year that started on a Saturday in the Gregorian calendar. It was the 2011th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations; the 11th year of the 3rd millennium and of the 21st century; and the 2nd of the 2010s.
|Bruce County Links:
|Bruce County Official Site
|from site: one of the most spectacular Spring and Summer Vacation Destinations for the outdoor person. Located only two hours northwest of Toronto, the Bruce is bordered by Lake Huron and Georgian Bay and offers over 850 kilometres (531 miles) of beach and hikable coastline to explore.
|EXplore the Bruce - web site
|from site: Explore our website to plan your summer vacation early as Bruce County towns are a busy place with all the Must See's. Look through our top area Must See's then find a local town cottage, camground, motel, Inn or B&B in our Where to Stay listings.
|Cabot Head Light Station Links:
|Cabot Head at Wikipedia
|from site: Cabot Head is a point of land on the northeast tip of the Bruce Peninsula in the Canadian province of Ontario. The Bruce Peninsula separates Georgian Bay from the rest of Lake Huron. Cabot Head is so named in honor of the explorer John Cabot, although Cabot never explored the Great Lakes.
|Cabot Head Lighthouse Web Site
|from site: Cabot Head is situated on the Bruce Peninsula, in the northeastern extremity of the former Lindsay township (now part of the Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula), some five miles north of Dyer Bay, a cottage hamlet overlooking Georgian Bay.
|Canada - Wikipedia
|Government of Canada Site
|Official web site for the Government of Canada.
|Government of Ontario, Canada
|Official Governtment site for the province of Ontario.
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