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Harkers Island in Carteret County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Cape Lookout Lighthouse

 
 
Cape Lookout Lighthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 15, 2014
1. Cape Lookout Lighthouse Marker
Inscription. Constructed, 1857-1859, to replace original 1812 tower. Present lighthouse, 150 feet tall, is four miles south.
 
Erected 2012 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number C 24.)
 
Location. 34° 41.1′ N, 76° 31.668′ W. Marker is in Harkers Island, North Carolina, in Carteret County. Marker is at the intersection of Island Road (County Route 1335) and Cape Point Drive, on the right when traveling east on Island Road. Click for map. The marker is near the entrance to the Cape Lookout National Seashore Visitor Center. Marker is in this post office area: Harkers Island NC 28531, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Harkers Island Visitor Center at Cape Lookout National Seashore (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Olive Thurlow Anchor (about 500 feet away); Protecting People and Ships (about 500 feet away); Estuaries of the Sound (about 600 feet away); Horizon of Islands (about 600 feet away); Cisterns (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rain Gardens (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marine Research (approx. 7.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Harkers Island.
 
Also see . . .  Cape Lookout Light Station
Cape Lookout Lighthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 15, 2014
2. Cape Lookout Lighthouse Marker
. Cape Lookout National Seashore (Submitted on August 31, 2014.) 
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Cape Lookout Lighthouse in the distant image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 15, 2014
3. Cape Lookout Lighthouse in the distant
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 278 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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