The Currituck Beach Lighthouse is one of many lighthouses along the Outer Banks of North Carolina. This beautiful brick structure is located in a park like setting. The Currituck Beach Lighthouse was constructed in 1875 and is still guiding sailors today. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places. in 1973, along with many other old lighthouses along the Eastern Coast of the United States.
Currituck Beach Lighthouse stands 162 feet tall. An identical lighthouse stands in Alabama, the Sand Island Light. The Sand Island Light was built using the same plans as the Currituck Beach Lighthouse. The only difference is that the Sand Island Light uses a smaller Fresnel Lens.
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