Bogue Banks Light



ARLHS World List of Lights (WLOL)

Located in United States Of America Call Area

Plans for Bogue Banks Lighthouse - Public Domain 1854 Unknown
Plans for Bogue Banks Lighthouse
Public Domain 1854 Unknown

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Also Known As:
ARLHS USA 1167, USA-1167, USA 1167, Bogue Banks Rear
State or Province North Carolina
DD.DD: 34.69744, -76.68144
DM: 34° 41.846' N, 076° 40.886' W
DMS: 34° 41' 51" N, 076° 40' 53" W
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Structure removed, relocated, destroyed or otherwise lost? yes
Listed in the World List of Lights since
Built 1854.
Destroyed by Confederate defenders during the Civil War. The optics, however, were carefully preserved by the rebels and later returned to the USLS after the war.

Position is approximate based on description of 200 yards NW of the Fort.

This light was the brighter companion to a smaller beacon just south of Fort Macon to serve as a Range light system.
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This record modified May 30, 2016. - Feedback to the WLOL Maintainer

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