“It is the one orderly product our middling race has produced. It is the cry of a thousand sentinels, the echo from a thousand labyrinths; it is the lighthouse which cannot be hidden the best evidence we can give of our dignity.”
~E. M. Forster
The Hudson/Athens Lighthouse along the Hudson River. Photographed from the Athens side of the Hudson, New York, USA.
Built in 1874 this lighthouse was a working lighthouse until 1950. In 1982, the lighthouse was rescued by local historians and is now on the registry of National Landmarks.