[singlepic id=796 w=179 h=240 float=left]Location: Bald Head Island, North Carolina
Year first lit: 1817
Deactivated: 1866-1880, 1935
Foundation: Dressed stone
Construction: Brick
Tower shape: Octagonal tower
Height: 110 feet
Original lens: Third order Fresnel lens

I took a boat out to Bald Head Island in May 2010 where I visited and climbed “Old Baldy”. This is probably the neatest lighthouse I’ve ever been in, and I got video of my ascent to the top.

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