[singlepic id=1076 w=179 h=240 float=left]Location: Cape Hatteras, North Carolina
Year first lit: 1870
Automated: 1950
Foundation: Reinforced concrete
Construction: Brick
Tower shape: Conical tower
Height: 198 feet
Original lens: First order Fresnel lens

I visited and climbed the tallest lighthouse in America while driving along the Outer Banks in May 2010.

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