Most windows bring the outside in, but these are meant to project the sanctuary of the civilized world out into a storm-wracked sea. Built in 1796, the beacon in the 110-foot-tall tower of Montauk Point Light can be seen 17 nautical miles out to sea, helping ships find their way. Here, the view is northwest, into Gardiner’s Bay and to Long Island Sound.
Photo Credit – Lynn Abbott
This post is in response to Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Windows.