Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge
Contact Address Information:
5801 Highway 17 North
This structure has been stabilized by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, but the interior is reportedly in poor condition.
Tower Height: 65
Description of Tower: Conical brick tower with no lantern.
Listed on the Lighthouse Digest Doomsday List of endangered lighthouses.
This light is not operational
Date Established: 1827
Date Present Tower Built: 1827
Optics: 1847: 11 lamps and 21-inch reflectors.
Current Use: Landmark in wildlife refuge.
Open To Public? Grounds only.
The Cape Romain Wildlife Refuge is accessible by boat only. Call the visitor center at 843-928-3368 for information. A company called Coastal Expeditions on Sullivan's Island may be able to able to provide transportation; call 843-881-4582. Cape Romain Marine offers tours; see www.caperomainmarine.com/lighthouse.html or call 843-887-3330.
Listed on the
National Register of Historic Places