Point Reyes Lighthouse | Inverness | California

The Point Reyes Lighthouse was built in 1870 due the extremely high winds and dense fog that descend from the Gulf of Farallones onto Point Reyes, 31 km from the nearest town of Inverness California. It was assigned to Point Reyes in 1855, but its construction was delayed for fifteen years because of a dispute between the United States Lighthouse Board and the landowners over a fair price for the land. The 11 m tower, first lit on December 1, 1870, spends the majority of the year wrapped in a…

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#TodayInHistory – September 23

September 23 – Some importants events on this day 1122 👉🏼 Concordat of Worms agreed between Pope Calixtus II and Holy Roman Emperor Henry V 1408 👉🏼 Battle of Othée: victory of John the Fearless, duke of Burgundy over Liège. 1459 👉🏼 Battle of Blore Heath in Staffordshire, 1st major battle of the English Wars of the Roses 1821 👉🏼 Fall of Tripolitsa, Greek forces massacre 30,000 Turks during Greek War of Independence 1846 👉🏼 German astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle discovers the planet Neptune at the Berlin Observatory. 1862 👉🏼…

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