Cape Hatteras Light Station

SE of Buxton off NC 12 in Cape Hatteras National Seashore
Buxton, North Carolina

Historic Document

Cape Hatteras Light Station is located in Dare County, North Carolina certified as a historic location on Wednesday March 29, 1978. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Transportation, more specifically a Water-Related. Cape Hatteras Light Station was nominated by as a historic location by Federal Agency based on Architecture/Engineering, Event and its significance in Engineering, Commerce, Social History, Transportation.

Cape Hatteras Light Station Information

Other Name: Museum of the Sea;Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
Ownership Type: Federal
Type of Resource: District
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1803, 1854, 1870
Level of Governmental Significance: National, State
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site
Federal Agency Responsible for This Location: National Park Service

Cape Hatteras Light Station Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 100
Number of historically contributing buildings: 4
Number of historically contributing sites: 1
Number of historically contributing structures: 0
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Buxton Historic Locations Dare County Historic Locations North Carolina Historic Locations