This lighthouse was basically forgotten until it was rediscovered in the 1980s. The property on which the lighthouse stands today belongs to Archer Daniels Midland Company.
Tower Height: 20
Description of Tower: Conical brick tower.
Listed on the Lighthouse Digest Doomsday List of endangered lighthouses.
This light is not operational
Date Established: 1849
Date Present Tower Built: 1849
Date Deactivated: c. 1860s
Current Use: Abandoned.
Open To Public? No.
The lighthouse is best viewed from the Southport-Fort Fisher ferry, which passes near the lighthouse a few minutes after leaving Southport. For more information, call 1-800BYFERRY.
Keepers: John Bell (1849-?).