by. Kayliah Lavallee
Information on lighthouses
Lighthouses were/used to serve as a navigational aid and to worn boats of dangerous areas near the water.
Yes, we still use lighthouses to this day.
Lighthouses advanced Roman civilization because lighthouses makes it possible to get to one place to the other on water without crashing in to rocks or whatever may be in the way.
facts about lighthouses
- The first lighthouse on the West Coast was the Alcatraz Island Light in San Francisco Bay, completed in 1854. The original tower has been replaced by a 1909-vintage structure.
- The oldest active U.S. lighthouse is the Sandy Hook Light at Gateway National Recreation Area in Fort Hancock, New Jersey. It first lit the night in 1764.