BODIE ISLAND

Year Established:
1848
Existing:
Yes
Source:
LL-1908
File Type:
jpg (image/jpeg)
Photo Date:
2001
Photo Credit:
Candace Clifford
Photo Courtesy of:
U.S. Lighthouse Society
Collection / Donor:

LOCATION

Location:
4 MILES NORTH OF OREGON INLET
Latitude:
35° 49.2'
Longitude:
75° 33.8'
City / Town:
NAGS HEAD
U.S. State:
North Carolina
Location County:
DARE
Country:
United States

OWNER & ACCESS

Open to Public:
Yes
Light List Data:
  1. BODIE ISLAND
Light list data courtesy Gary Riemenschneider

STRUCTURE

Year Tower Established:
1872
Tower Construction Material:
BRICK/CAST IRON/STONE
Tower Foundation:
TIMBER/GRANITE/RUBBLE
Height of light above mean high water, in feet:
156
Height, in feet, from base of structure to center of lantern:
150
Tower Shape:
CONICAL
Tower Daymark:
Black and White
Fog Signal Building?:
No
Keeper's Quarters?:
Yes
Year Keeper's Quarters:
1872
Keeper's Quarters Style:
DUPLEX
Keeper's Quarters Construction:
BRICK
Other Structures:
CISTERN, STORAGE BUILDING, OIL HOUSE

OPTICS

Active Aid to Navigation?:
Yes
Current Optic:
FIRST ORDER, FRESNEL
Original Optic Type:
FIRST ORDER, FRESNEL
Year Original Lens Installed:
1872
Private Aid:
No
Year Automated:
1940
USCG Access to Optics:
Yes

Entered by:
t.wheeler
Entered Date:
Jul 21, 2017