The Little Red Lighthouse is located in New York City right below the George Washington Bridge in Fort Washington Park. Not commonly known, even to locals, the light house is officially called Jeffery’s Hook Light and was made famous by the 1942 children’s book The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge by Hildegarde Swift.
What began in 1623 by Louis XIII, Versailles housed several royal families and became a symbol of the system of absolute monarchy of the Old Regime. Located about 10 miles southwest of Paris, Versailles contains 50 fountains, over 200,000 trees and 210,000 flowers planted annually. Continue reading “Chateau de Versailles: France”