The Ocracoke Lighthouse is a 75
In 1804, Congress authorized construction of a lighthouse on Cape Lookout, the southernmost tip of the Outer Banks barrier islands. Completed in 1812, the Cape Lookout light was reconstructed in 1859
The tallest brick lighthouse in North America. Open for climbing Good Friday - Columbus Day.Extending about 14
Climb the 214 steps to the top of the majestic, red brick lighthouse. First lit on December 1, 1875, the beacon filled the remaining ?dark spot?
North Carolina's oldest standing lighthouse, built in 1817. Smith Museum is housed in replica of 1850s lighthouse keeper's cottage.
The Oak Island Lighthouse was completed in 1958. The lights are 169 feet above the water. A misconception is that the lighthouse is 169 feet tall. The actual structure is 158
The base of the tower is open seasonally, along with restored Double Keeper's Quarters, which contains lighthouse exhibits and a book shop.