The tragic tales behind some of the world's iconic lighthouses
Lighthouse are notoriously eerie places
Despite their inherent light, lighthouses have often been the stage of tragedy and death. For centuries, these structures have served as a navigational aid for those sailing the world’s rough waters. But this important job had to be carried out from desolate, often dangerous locations, where the weather rarely made it homely and cozy. Out of sight, out of mind, right? But the tales have persisted, fighting through years of ostracism and neglect to make their way into local lore.
Check out some of the horrifying tales behind some of the world’s most beautiful lighthouses.