_____________What are lighthouses?_____________

Lighthouses are tall towers with an electric light that rotates on the top and the tower is connected to house that the person that takes care of the lighthouse lives in. A lighthouse's purpose is to help ships find shore and to help people from shipwrecks. Lighthouses can be on an island or on the shoreline next to ports. Lighthouses are similar to the coast guard. Lighthouses save many lives and are a big part in saving people stranded in the ocean and guiding ships to port.