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Name: North River Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Old Trap, North Carolina, United States

Location: Originally on a bar at entrance to North River, Albemarle Sound.

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The keeper's cottage was moved to shore (without its lantern) to Rodanthe after this light was deactivated. It was used as a school for some time, and now serves as the Chicamacomico Community Center.

Height of Focal Plane: 35

Characteristic and Range: Fixed red; range 9 nautical miles

Description of Tower: White, square screwpile structure with a black lantern.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1866

Date Deactivated: ?

Optics: Fifth order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Community center.

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