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The Tybee Island Light is a 154ft (47m) tall building initially constructed to guide marine craft into the Savannah Harbor. It was first completed in 1736, but was destroyed by a fierce storm system five years later. It was consequently rebuilt in 1742 and later in 1773. This lighthouse stood for nearly 90 years before it was destroyed during the Civil War. The fourth building is the current one pictured above. When it was rebuilt, the walls were fortified and in 1933, the light became electric. Today it is owned by the Tybee Island Historical Center and the Coast Guard and is open to the public.

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Comments (6)

david Saussé on January 22, 2013

Just Beautifull!!
Like & fav
David

Laurel211 on February 1, 2013

Beautiful shot Liam, just beautiful. I love the peaceful atmosphere. Like YS

cindy555 on February 2, 2013

Very lovely Liam love the light houses

Marion

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Ahmet Bekir on April 8, 2013

Beautiful image and lighthouse scene,

...liked, best wishes, Ahmet

Erol Barutçugil on May 17, 2013

Very good cadre, an inventive image. Like. Greetings.Erol

Corey Coyle on January 16, 2014

Wonderful Picture!!!

FAVORITE AND LIKE!!!

Corey Coyle

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  • Uploaded on January 20, 2013
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    • Taken on 2013/01/10 21:30:38

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