Currituck Beach Lighthouse

Sun-sational Photos Captured of the Currituck Beach Lighthouse

Artisans, surfers, photographers and beach bums: those single-mindedly dedicated to their craft flock to the Outer Banks, NC for inspiration and musing. A unique chain of islands, with a history as powerful as the sand and storms that shaped the land itself, provide a dynamic playground for the creative mind to explore. One such artist, … Read more

Birthday Treat or Year Round Feat?

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Sept ’23 Currituck Beach Lighthouse Blog For some, the experience of visiting the Currituck Beach Lighthouse (CBLH) built to illuminate the last dark shoreline on the Atlantic comes but once a year, perhaps once a lifetime. For the keepers of the Currituck Lighthouse, it’s the daily routine. Climbing the Lighthouse during the first breath of … Read more

What’s in a Photograph? A Second Look at the Oldest Image of the Currituck Beach Lighthouse

What’s in a Photograph? A Second Look at the Oldest Image of the Currituck Beach Lighthouse By: Meghan Agresto, Currituck Beach Lighthouse Site Manager & Historian   Prefer to learn about this with a video? Click here if so. In June 1893, a “government surveyor,” as the lighthouse keeper called him in his journal notes that month , … Read more

Why Does the Currituck Beach Lighthouse Need Your Help?

By: Outer Banks Conservationists Staff As we do every so often, the Outer Banks Conservationists (OBC) signed a contract for big preservation work to be done on the Currituck Beach Lighthouse; the work began early in 2020. Since 1999, the International Chimney Corporation, (now called ICC Commonwealth) has helped us with iron, glass and brickwork … Read more

A Winter at Currituck Beach Lighthouse

By Meghan Agresto, Currituck Beach Lighthouse Site Manager Have you ever wondered what lighthouse keepers do in the winter? At the Currituck Beach Lighthouse, Corolla gets sleepy after October. Our lighthouse door is locked, the vacationers are gone, the docents resting, and the lighthouse doesn’t require a supply of oil for its light that’s been … Read more