Chesapeake Bay Lighouses, USA
Chesapeake Lighthouses sent by Cindy Fields for the WiP Resolutions Swap.
With more than 4000 miles of shoreline the Chesapeake is America's largest inland estuary. A century ago, this was by far the nation's best lit waterways. The earlier lightouses were conical stone structures, but the vicious shoals of the bay required screw-pile construction which engineers developed by the 1850's.
The Chesapeake Bay is locared in the states Maryland and Virginia.