Lighthouses

1767 –

Lighthouse

Black-and-white photograph with image of a lighthouse and surrounding houses, James Island

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  • Title Lighthouses
  • Coverage 1767 –
  • Author
  • Keywords 180-mile coastline is replete with bays, inlets, and harbors, South Carolina’s first lighthouse, built in 1767, stood on Middle Bay Island (now a part of Morris Island) in the Charleston harbor, the Morris Island lighthouse, Adam Fripp, United States Lighthouse Service / United States Coast Guard first automated and later abandoned most of South Carolina’s lighthouses,
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date October 24, 2020
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update March 28, 2017
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