Harkers Island in Carteret County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Cape Lookout Lighthouse
Erected 2012 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number C 24.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Lighthouses, and the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1812.
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. The marker is near the entrance to the Cape Lookout National Seashore Visitor Center. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harkers Island NC 28531, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Hancock (a few steps from this marker); Harkers Island Visitor Center at Cape Lookout National Seashore (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Olive Thurlow Anchor 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harkers Island.
Also see . . . Cape Lookout Light Station. Cape Lookout National Seashore (Submitted on August 31, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 424 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 30, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.