North Carolina Pioneers

Bodie Island

Bodie Island

The Light House was built before 1848 on a poor foundation of mud and several layers of brick. Two years' later it was already leaning. A second light house was built ca 1859, and a third one in 1872. The location was important to merchant shipping to light the way between Cape Henry and Capte Hatteras.

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