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Name: Pamlico Point Light  

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

Location: Pamlico Sound, off southern entrance to Pamlico River.

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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard

This lighthouse was replaced by a modern automatic beacon.

Description of Tower: 1891: lantern on roof of hexagonal cottage, screwpile foundation.

This light is not operational

Earlier Towers?
1828: Brick tower on shore.

Date Established: 1828

Date Deactivated: c. 1950s

Current Use: Destroyed.

Keepers: Mumford Gwynn; Robinson L. Ireland; Littleton J. Potter; John T. Tolson (Asst Keeper)


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