National Lighthouse Day

National Lighthouse Day honors the beacon of light that for hundreds of years symbolized safety and security for ships and boats at sea. It is observed annually on August 7.

National Lighthouse Day honors the beacon of light that for hundreds of years symbolized safety and security for ships and boats at sea. It is observed annually on August 7.

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Outer Banks, North Carolina
Outer Banks, North Carolina

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Rich Panter takes viewers around the Outer Banks of North Carolina; a part of a chain of barrier islands off North Carolina's coast. The locations featured in this segment are the Cape Hatteras...
Lighthouses | History Of SC Slide Collection
Lighthouses | History Of SC Slide Collection

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Shipping traffic moving in and out of the harbors along the Carolina coast depended upon a series of lighthouses to guide them through sometimes narrow and treacherous channels in the complicated...
Robert, Henry Martyn | South Carolina Public Radio
Robert, Henry Martyn | South Carolina Public Radio

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“R” is for Robert, Henry Martyn [1837-1923]. Engineer, author. Born in South Carolina, Robert’s family moved to Ohio in 1851. After graduating from West Point in 1857, he began a forty-four year...