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Bald Head Island in Brunswick County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Generator House

Built 1903

 
 
Generator house built in 1903 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Charles Keller, March 29, 2018
1. Generator house built in 1903 Marker
Inscription.  This brick structure was built to house the generator for the Cape Fear Lighthouse. A slate roof covers brick walls that are approximately 10-1/2 inches thick.
 
Erected by Village of Bald Head Island.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1903.
 
Location. 33° 50.793′ N, 77° 57.962′ W. Marker is in Bald Head Island, North Carolina, in Brunswick County. Marker is on Capt Charles Point Road south of Federal Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 Federal Raod, Southport NC 28461, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Captain Charlie’s Station (a few steps from this marker); Cape Fear Lighthouse Foundation 1903–1958 (a few steps from this marker); Cape Fear and Frying Pan Shoals (approx. ¼ mile away); Union Blockading Ship U.S.S. Peterhoff (approx. ¼ mile away); Confederate Blockade Runner Ella (approx. 2.4 miles away); Fort Holmes, 1863-1865 Battery No. 4 (approx. 2.6 miles away);
Generator house - Snack Shop image. Click for full size.
By Charles Keller, March 29, 2018
2. Generator house - Snack Shop
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Guarding the Confederacy Lifeline (approx. 2.6 miles away); Fort Holmes, 1863-1865 Batteries No. 1 and No. 2 (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bald Head Island.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 1, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 31, 2018, by Charles Keller of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 124 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 31, 2018, by Charles Keller of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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