After workmen blew up the Hog Island Lighthouse, they posed for this photo of the tangled iron on the ground. A historic lighthouse where people once worked and lived for the benefit of the mariner at sea was now gone forever. (Lighthouse Digest archives.)
Back to the edition of: Jul/Aug 2017
Virginia Beacons From the Past
All contents copyright © 1995-2017 by Lighthouse Digest®, Inc. No story, photograph, or any other item on this website may be reprinted or reproduced without the express permission of Lighthouse Digest. For contact information, click here.
Subscribe to Lighthouse Digest
USLHS Marker Fund
Lighthouse Service Sweatshirt
Copyright Foghorn Publishing, 1994- 2017