Eagle Falls and Fannette island at Lake Tahoe at sunrise.

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Eagle Falls and Fannette island at Lake Tahoe. The island in Emerald Bay has had numerous names over the years, with Fannette being the one most used these days. I prefer Hermit Island after the hermit Captain Dick "them's my toes" Barter. Captain Dick, an English immigrant, lived on the island from 1863-1873 and built himself a private chapel and his own tomb on the island. He was never buried in his own tomb as he was lost in a storm while sailing on the lake. He was fond of showing visitors his self-amputated toes.
Eagle Falls and Fannette island at Lake Tahoe. The island in Emerald Bay has had numerous names over the years, with Fannette being the one most used these days. I prefer Hermit Island after the hermit Captain Dick "them's my toes" Barter. Captain Dick, an English immigrant, lived on the island from 1863-1873 and built himself a private chapel and his own tomb on the island. He was never buried in his own tomb as he was lost in a storm while sailing on the lake. He was fond of...
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