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Name: Bogue Banks Light  

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

Location: Beaufort Inlet, at the rear of Fort Macon, eastern point of Bogue Banks.

This main light formed a range with Bogue Banks Beacon. Both structures were destroyed during the Civil War.

Height of Focal Plane: 50

Characteristic and Range: Fixed white; range 13 miles

Description of Tower: Brick structure.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1855

Date Present Tower Built: 1862

Optics: 1855: Fourth order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Destroyed.


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