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ROANOKE RIVER LIGHT

State: NORTH CAROLINA
Location: RELOCATED FROM ABERMARLE SOUND
Nearest City: EDENTON
County: WASHINGTON
U.S.C.G. District: 5
Year Station Established: 1835


Roanoke River Light
NPS photo by Ralph Eshelman, 1996
Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1903
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1941
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: ORIG. IRON SCREW PILE
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE TOWER ON BROWN PILES
  • Shape: SQUARE
  • Relationship to Other Structures: INTEGRAL
  • Tower Height:
  • Original Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: FOURTH ORDER, FRESNEL
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 35
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? YES, 1955
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date:
  • Description: LIGHTSHIP
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? UNKNOWN

Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Fog Signal Type: BELL
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES (RELOCATED)
  • Year Constructed: 1903
  • Number of Stories: 2
  • Architectural Style:
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
Other Structures: NONE

Current Use: PRIVATE RESIDENCE

Owner/Manager: PRIVATE OWNER

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: NONE; Reference # 0
Name of Listing:
On State List/Inventory? NO; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
REPLACED LIGHTSHIP; WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY PLANS TO ACQUIRE STRUCTURE



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