A Definition of a Lighthouse (wholly mine, but a guide to the contents of these pages).

  1. An registered aid to navigation of waterways
  2. Illuminated (after all, it is a lighthouse)
  3. Fixed in position (not a buoy or a ship)
  4. Large enough to get inside of  (yes, it is also a lighthouse)

I violate these rules periodically, but will so note. You will note examples shown in these pages of lightships as well as aids to navigation which a person can not enter.

There are some homes or other buildings that were built to look like lighthouses.  

I've tried to be comprehensive with those structures that meet all 4 criteria.  Other structures will be shown if they are of interest or unique, but no attempt has been made to record each and every one of them.

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