Mise Tales Twenty-Five


For an update on what a Mise Tale is then please see Mise Tales One.

Charm_BraceletEdgartown Lighthouse Charm Bangle

The first colony on Martha’s Vineyard, Edgartown is known primarily for its preserved 19th century seaport, picturesque harbor, and whaling traditions. Depicted on an Expandable Wire Bangle, the Edgartown Lighthouse is a beacon of light for generations of sailors and a popular point of interest for all seasonal guests. 


 Can You Believe This?

During those times [late 1870s] lighthouse keepers were never supposed to leave the property unattended day or night, summer or winter, and the Dodges faithfully abided by that regulation for all of the years they were there which ended up being 51 years. More . . 



Run for a Lighthouse – September 15, 2013

Posted on August 8, 2013 by 

In celebration of its 112th founding anniversary, the Philippine Coast Guard invites the running community to RUN FOR A LIGHTHOUSE. A fun run for the rehabilitation of one of the lighthouses under the care and maintenance of The Philippine Coast Guard.

Run for a Lighthouse
September 15, 2013 @ 5AM
Philippine Coast Guard Headquarters, Port Area Manila (Behind MANILA HOTEL)
3K, 5K, 10K
Organizer: The Greentennial Run

Registration Fees:
3K and 5K – P500
10K – P600

– Inclusive of race number, race singlet, finishers shirt and finisher medal

Read more: http://www.pinoyfitness.com/2013/08/run-for-a-lighthouse-september-15-2013/#ixzz2bjAAG3it


 Buy Cool Lighthouse T-Shirts

For all true lovers of lighthouses, these lighthouse T-shirts are 100% cotton, heavyweight, high quality garments.





Picture-Perfect Lighthouse on Private Island Listed for $540K

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So named for marking the point where the shipping lanes of the St. Lawrence Seaway cross into Canadian waters, Crossover Island is home to a historic lighthouse that dates to April 1847, when it was built to guide ships away from a dangerous nearby shoal. The following year, a home was built for the lighthouse keeper, along with a boathouse and smokehouse. All of these structures—save for the original lighthouse, which was replaced with a sturdier version in 1882—survive to this day. The current owner, an ardent preservationist, applied for landmark designation and in 2007 it was named a National Historic Landmark. Now the private island and its historic cluster of buildings are for sale, asking $540K. – more . . .


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