Present lighthouse was built in 1859. Height above sea level 169 ft. Height above ground level 163 ft. Focal plane of the lantern 150 ft above mean high water. Brick and cement construction. In 1873 the tower was painted with its present black-and-white diamond stripes. There are ten windows and two doors in the tower; 201 iron steps spiral past seven wall landings to the top. Two airport beacons, each powered with two, 1000-watt bulbs produce the light. Each beacon completely rotates in 30 seconds, giving a flash every 15 seconds.


Featuring Cape Lookout #6
 

9 Giclee museum wrapped 18 x 13 original prints

Cape Lookout One

Cape Lookout Two

Cape Lookout Three

Cape Lookout Four

Cape Lookout Five

Cape Lookout Six

Cape Lookout Seven

Cape Lookout Eight

Cape Lookout Nine
  

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