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Name: Cape Fear Light  

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Also known as: Captain Charlie's Station

Nearest Town or City:
Bald Head Island, North Carolina, United States

Location: Bald Head Island, point of Cape Fear.

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Photo: U.S. Coast Guard
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Managing Organization:
Bald Head Island Conservancy

Telephone: 910-457-0089


Contact Address Information:
P.O. Box 3109
7000 Federal Road
Bald Head Island
North Carolina, 28461 , United States

This lighthouse no longer exists, but the old generator building serves as a visitor center for the Bald Head Island Conservancy.

This light is not operational

Earlier Towers?
1903: 150-foot pyramidal skeletal iron tower.

Date Established: 1903

Date Deactivated: 1958

Current Use: Destroyed.

Keepers: Charles Norton Swan (c. 1903-1933)

Nearby Lodging: Three former keepers' houses, now called "Captain Charlie's Station" after Keeper Charles Norton Swan, are available for rent. For reservations and information call 1-800-432-RENT.

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