The Sites of Grand Turk

Written by :Gary Wonning

The beach at Grand Turk, miles and miles of beautiful white sand. The perfect island retreat!




The remains of one of the five tracking stations that were at one time on Grand Turk. They were used to track our first ventures into space. John Glenn splashed down near here on the first mission into space.



One of the early inhabitants of the island, don’t think he ever went into space.



The lighthouse on the north end of the island, warned many seafarers not to come too close.



Scene from Cockburntowne, the capitol of Grand Turk. This is part of the old jail complex.



Street signs done in English fashion.



One of the remaining early defenses of the island.


 Gary has been a writer/ photographer for over 20 years, specializing in nature,landscapes and studying native cultures.Besides visiting most of the United States, he has traveled to such places as Egypt,the Canary Islands,much of the Caribbean. He has studied  the Mayan Cultures in Central America, and the Australian Aboriginal way of life.Photography has given him the opportunity to observe life in many different parts of the world!

He has published several books about the various cultures he has observed.

For more information and a link to his hard cover and Ebooks,and contact information: please check his

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