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9:36 am on Monday May 12, 2014

Video: Take a glimpse inside the Morris Island lighthouse

The Morris Island Light is off limits, but thanks to this video you can check it out and learn more about saving the 1876 structure. A hat tip to Reddit user "brophyd" for spotting.
12:17 am on Saturday June 16, 2012

Sullivan's Island Lighthouse marks 50 years with a party today

Image by National Park ServiceThe Sullivan's Island Lighthouse is passing the 50 year mark with a party today, June 16. Most light years are well past the 100 year mark, but the Sullivan's Island Lighthouse (aka the "Charleston Light") was the last...
7:17 am on Friday April 6, 2012

4th Annual Big Chef Little Chef Challenge

June 14, 2012 Lighthouse on the Creek 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Tickets = $50/$65 day-of 843-724-9267 or for information   Join Louie’s Kids for the fourth Big Chef Little Chef Challenge as we pair Charleston's finest "Big Chefs' with...
11:33 am on Saturday December 31, 2011

Largely forgotten, the Cape Romain lighthouses dwindle in obscurity

Image by U.S. Coast Guard The 1857 lighthouse on the left, and the 1827 lighthouse.Up U.S. 17 near McClellanville and a few miles closer to the ocean, a pair of historic lighthouses haven't enjoyed the attention seen by other aging lighthouses,...
5:06 am on Monday July 12, 2010

Morris Island Spray

Image by Flickr user Montwerx Stabilization work continues on the Morris Island Lighthouse as seen from the north end of Folly Beach.
3:28 am on Tuesday April 6, 2010

Morris Island Lighthouse gets $2M to stabilize deteriorating foundation

Image by Flickr user tedkerwin Already in place around the lighthouse is a metal cofferdam that is shielding the structure from waves. The Morris Island Lighthouse is finally getting about $1.9 million for replacing the currently deteriorating...
11:09 am on Saturday November 7, 2009

Come check out the Sullivan's Island Lighthouse

Image by Flickr user gonfunko Image by 20091107-ligh.jpg The National Park Service is holding an open house of the Sullivan's Island Lighthouse on Sunday, November 8, from 1 to 5 p.m. Read more stories on this subject in our Charleston Light topic...
8:35 am on Thursday January 15, 2009

Designer returns to lighthouse at Sullivan's Island

Image by Flickr user TeecNosPos Image by 20090115-lighthouse.jpg Jack Graham, 74, recently stopped by the Sullivan's Island lighthouse for one more look at it. Graham designed the lighthouse back in the late '50s. Read more stories on this...
8:47 pm on Sunday November 9, 2008

Lighthouse gets new owner

Image by Wikimedia user Jonathan LambImage by lighthouse.jpg Charleston Light was one of the last lighthouses built by the U.S. government. Update November 10: The change is official. Go learn a bit more about the more interesting aspects of the...
8:16 am on Friday September 12, 2008

Sullivan's lighthouse is more historic than you'd guess

Image by WikipediaImage by 20080912charlestonlight.jpg Widely called one of the ugliest lighthouses, Sullivan's Island's lighthouse is more interesting and notable than you might have guessed. [gmap markers=blue::32.75801015916622,-79....