Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

TITLE: Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
CAPTION: Towering 208 feet, it is the tallest lighthouse in the United States. Overlooking dreaded Diamond Shoals and “the Graveyard of the Atlantic”, it is the most famous landmark on the North Carolina coast.
Photo by Hugh Morton
POSTCARD ID: P981361
PUBLISHER: Elizabeth City News Co., Elizabeth City, North Carolina
POSTMARK: Unused Standard Sized Postcard

Bodie Island Lighthouse

Bodie Island Lighthouse

TITLE: Bodie Island Lighthouse
CAPTION: Outer Banks, North Carolina
In the “Heart” of America’s great vacationland, along the Outer Banks of beautiful North Carolina.
Aerial by BruceMiley
POSTCARD ID: None
PUBLISHER: Elizabeth City News Co., Elizabeth City, North Carolina
POSTMARK: Rocky Mount, NC 5 AUG 1992

Ocracoke Lighthouse

Ocracoke Lighthouse, Ocracoke Island, North Carolina

TITLE: Ocracoke Lighthouse
CAPTION: Ocracoke Lighthouse
Ocracoke Island, North Carolina
The picturesque setting belies the fact that its sole reason for existance is prevention of disaster to those who ply the treacherous waters of its “shoaly” coast.
Photo by Hugh Morton
POSTCARD ID: P81364
PUBLISHER: Elizabeth City News Co., Elizabeth City, North Carolina
POSTMARK: None – Unused Standard Sized Postcard

Baldhead Lighthouse ~ Smith Island, N.C.

Bald Head Lighthouse - Smith Island, N.C.
Bald Head Lighthouse – Smith Island, N.C.
Bald Head Lighthouse - Smith Island, N.C.
Bald Head Lighthouse – Smith Island, N.C.

TITLE: Bald Head Lighthouse – Smith Island, N.C.
CAPTION: Abandoned several years ago, Baldhead Lighthouse stood alone as the only structure on Smith Island guiding marine craft up the Cape Fear River and past the feared naked bleak elbow of sand that juts far into the ocean from lower Cape Fear. ©1974 Aerial Photography Services, Inc., Charlotte, N.C.
POSTCARD ID: 32120-C
PUBLISHER: Pub by Aerial Photography Services, Inc., 2300 Dunavant St., Charlotte, N.C. 28203
POSTMARK: None – Unused Continental Sized Postcard

 

Ocracoke Village and Harbor

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Can you find the lighthouse?

TITLE: Ocracoke Village and Harbor
CAPTION: Ocracoke Island, N.C.
The pirate Blackbeard was killed here in 1718. This Outer Banks community has its harbor on Pamlico Sound.
Photo by Aycock Brown
POSTCARD ID: None
PUBLISHER: “Lusterchrome Reg. U.S. Pat. Off. Made only by Tichnor Bros., Inc., Boston 15, Mass.
POSTMARK: Williamsburg, VA. APR 17 1963

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