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Currituck Beach Lighthouse

  • Also Known As: Whaleshead Lighthouse

  • Address: Northern NC Outer Banks
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Structure



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event

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Particulars for Currituck Beach Lighthouse:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Commerce
Other Description Gothic Cottage
Architectural Style Gothic Revival
Criteria Historic Event
Historic Use Multiple dwelling
Level of Significance State
Sight Category Structure
Area of Significance Transportation
Historic Use Water-related

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 15th October 1973

Registry Name: Currituck Beach Lighthouse
Registry Address: Northern NC Outer Banks
Registry Number: 73001333
Resource Type: Structure
Owner: State
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: Gothic, Other
Attribute: Gothic Cottage
Area in Acres: 9
Contributing Buildings: 2
Contributing Structures: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Commerce, Transportation, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Significant Year: 1873, 1875
Historic Function: Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-Function: Water-related, Multiple dwelling
Current Function: Vacant, not in use
Current Sub-Function:

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