Monthly Archive: September 2017

Ocracoke Light

Ocracoke Light

Ocracoke, North Carolina Historic Significance Score: 5 The Outer Bank’s island of Ocracoke has been no stranger to sea-faring history as Sir Walter Raleigh’s expeditions touch land there in the late 1500’s. This being said, Ocracoke’s...

Fresnel Lens Museum

Fresnel Lens Museum

In 1822, a French physicist named Augustin Fresnel (pronounced: Fur-nel) designed an innovative lens system that would forever revolutionize the history of nautical navigation. In that year, Fresnel put his design efforts toward finding a solution...

The Gary Martin Photography Gallery

The Gary Martin Photography Gallery

As a very unique talent, Gary Martin and his lighthouse photography are gaining recognition and growing in popularity within regional lighthouse communities and all across America! Gary blends his professional technique, that he has developed over the past...