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.