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Name: Beacon Island Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Ocracoke, North Carolina, United States

Location: Shell Castle Island, Pamlico Sound, just inside Ocracoke Inlet.

This light was designed as a range with the Ocracoke Channel Lightvessel.

Tower Height: 38

Height of Focal Plane: 39

Characteristic and Range: Fixed white, range 8 nautical miles (in 1857).

Description of Tower: Light on the keeper's brick dwelling.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1853

Date Deactivated: c. 1859

Current Use: Destroyed.


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