Making a permanent impression since 1994
July 25, 2005
-- Travel --
Don't miss Scargo Tower
By Teague Neal
This stone tower, constructed in 1902, stands over 160 feet above the
sea atop Scargo Hill.
From the summit, behind historic chest-high walls, you can clearly see
the geography of
Glancing to the west, you see the bulk of
Look to the east and you can see how the
Aside from the coves, nooks and crannies on the water edges of the
Forget the photos and postcards displaying the scope of
location you can enjoy the sight and sounds of the small boats along the shores
find this magnificent tower in the 302-year-old town of
little detour is sure to become a treasured memory of your time in
During your stay, be sure to also trek out to a marsh on the
Long, lush grass grows throughout large marshes and stretches of beach
in various locations along the National Seashore.
Some marshes have long wooden boardwalks stretching out over the water.
Take a peek down into the crystal clear waters surrounding you, and you will
find small crabs darting in and out.
You may be lucky enough to see the sight of a crab climbing a boardwalk
post, giving you a closer look at this intriguing creature.
A trip to the
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