Lighthouse Timeline

1874 – Currituck Beach Lighthouse construction begins

At Morris Island, S.C.  “Major Hains noted [in reference to the Morris Island Lighthouse, a sister lighthouse of the Currituck Beach Lighthouse in size and construction techniques] …’more careful estimate places the weight [of the tower] at 3,200 tons.’ He increased the size of the base to 22 feet, driving..Read More