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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,...
3:12 am on Monday April 26, 2010

Sullivan's Island Lighthouse open house on May 1

Image by Flickr user The Suss-Man (Mike) Come see this lighthouse up close and personal.The National Park Service will hold an open house at the Charleston Light (that's the real name of the Sullivan's Island Lighthouse) on Saturday, May 1, from 1...
3:03 am on Monday April 26, 2010

When the Charleston Light was new

Image by Coast Guard The Charleston Light on Sullivan's Island at its opening in 1962, at the time it was one of the most powerful in the Western hemisphere ( the light was later dimmed,) one of world's tallest, and the first in U.S. equipped with...