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Ocracoke Lighthouse

Ocracoke Lighthouse

Cape Hatteras National Seashore, North Carolina : historic structures report

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Published by The Office in [Atlanta, Ga.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cape Hatteras National Seashore (N.C.),
  • North Carolina,
  • Ocracoke Island.
    • Subjects:
    • Lighthouses -- North Carolina -- Ocracoke Island.,
    • Cape Hatteras National Seashore (N.C.)

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesCape Hatteras National Seashore, North Carolina., Ocracoke Lighthouse historic structure report.
      Statementprepared by National Park Service, Southeast Regional Office.
      ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service. Southeast Regional Office.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsVK1025.O27 O27 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination108 p. :
      Number of Pages108
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1986238M
      LC Control Number90601565
      OCLC/WorldCa23363775

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      Outer Banks Ferry Schedule. As we're surrounded by water, traveling by ferry is a convenient and popular mode of transportation on the Outer Banks. There are just some places cars can't go, or at the very least, not very easily.   Ocracoke’s 75’ tall white tower with a steady beam is the island’s most recognizable landmark. Built in by Noah Porter of Massachusetts for $11, (this included the one-story keeper’s quarters), the Ocracoke Lighthouse is actually one of several lights that have guided mariners through the often-treacherous Ocracoke Inlet and surrounding shallow waters.


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Frequently Asked Questions. The Ocracoke Island Lighthouse may not be the most imposing of the Outer Banks lighthouses, but as North Carolina's oldest lighthouse in operation, (and the second oldest Ocracoke Lighthouse book the United States), it is certainly one of the most just 65' ft.

tall, it is by far the smallest Ocracoke Lighthouse book on the Outer Banks, but it still towers over the 4 square miles of Ocracoke. The lighthouse on Ocracoke was the last in the chain to visit.

We did enjoy our visit, however, I wish the National Park Service put more effort into this location. There is extremely limited parking (room for only five vehicles). There is no one there to give you any history 4/5().

Our lighthouse is a beacon for all seeking an island escape. BOOK YOUR BEACH. Surround yourself with the healing power of the sea. PLAN YOUR TRIP. Our live oaks have kept evening strolls cool for centuries.

To Ocracoke Island. Long walks where it’s just you and sandpipers. Chartered boats to secret fishing spots and Blackbeard’s. Ocracoke Lighthouse was switched off in November and remained dark until March 3, while new glass was installed in the lantern room, metalwork was repaired, and lightning protection was installed.

This was the first major work performed on the lighthouse after it had been transferred from the Coast Guard to the National Park Service. Ocracoke / ˈ oʊ k r ʌ k oʊ k / Light was built in Hyde County, on Ocracoke Island, North Carolina in by Massachusetts builder Noah Porter. The lighthouse stands 75 feet (23 m) tall.

Its diameter narrows from 25 feet ( m) at the base to 12 feet ( m) at its peak. [citation needed] The lighthouse was built to help guide ships through Ocracoke Inlet into Pamlico on: SROcracoke Island, Ocracoke. Lighthouse Cottage is a Cat Ridge vacation rental with 3BR, 2 baths and sleeps 6.

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Whatever time of year you choose to visit Ocracoke Lighthouse in Ocracoke, it’s always a good idea to reserve a package deal. Our goal is simple. Ocracoke Light makes an idyllic place to capture memories of your trip to the Outer Banks and the nearby lighthouse keeper’s quarters are worth taking time to explore as well.

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The second oldest operating lighthouse in the U.S., Ocracoke Lighthouse is a foot sturdy, whitewashed tower built of brick with a concrete veneer exterior.

Completed inthe walls of the lighthouse are five feet thick at the base. For nearly years, its beacon has shown out across this remote island and across the treacherous waters of the Atlantic on: Lighthouse Road, Ocracoke,NC. Ocracoke Lighthouse may be the shortest of the four Outer Banks lighthouses but that only makes it all the more charming.

Rising only about 70 feet into the sky, the whitewashed tower sits on a lawn of flawless green surrounded by a white picket fence, outbuildings and a quaint keeper’s cottage, creating a picturesque scene of old island life.

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It is about 4 1/2 hours from New Bern traveling over the Cedar Island - Ocracoke ferry to the South, or 1 1/2 hours. Ocracoke History. Those who love history will find a lot of it compacted into the village's square miles. With structures dating back to the early s, the village was added in to the National Register of Historic Places, with its lighthouse, several commercial buildings and over historic homes included in the surrounding waters having witnessed thousands of.

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Imagine Ocracoke, too: The lighthouse, built in and second-oldest still in operation in the United States, was the tallest structure. Water and cell phone towers were yet to come.Ocracoke Lighthouse: This beautiful lighthouse was built almost years ago, and is now one of the oldest lighthouses in the U.S.

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