What I Have in Common with the Bodie Island Lighthouse

Thought this was worth taking the time to read.

Sue A. Fairchild | Editor, Writing Coach, Speaker

I’m not sure I know anyone who doesn’t love a lighthouse. I’m not sure what it is about these stately structures that draw us in, but I am no different. When we recently took a trip to the Outer Banks in North Carolina, I made a list of lighthouses we had not yet seen there and made it my mission to see at least one.

Although the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is probably the most iconic of this area (and has its own unique history), we had seen it many times before. But this year, on a trip north of our beach house, we decided to detour to the see the Bodie Island Lighthouse.

According to the National Park Service website, the Bodie Island Light Station that stands today is the THIRD lighthouse erected for that part of the banks. The first was erected by a man who had no lighthouse…

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  1. Excuse while I stare while you write about lovely lighthouses!😁

    • scribelady

      Alan, credit needs to be given where credit is due: Sue Fairchild, editor/writer, wrote this post. I reblogged it, thinking her pictures would automatically come along. I guess you have to click on the “View the original post” (found in very small letters) to see her (indeed) lovely lighthouses. My mistake!

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