Tag Archives: lighthouse

Europe’s Two Oldest Lighthouses

Tower of Hercules, Galacia, Spain The first stone of what is now known as the Tower of Hercules, was laid just after the time of Christ.¬† During the 1st century A.D., the lighthouse guided¬†Roman ships as they travelled north during … Continue reading

Posted in History, medieval, roman, Technology, Travel | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment