Bodie Island Light Station Photo Gallery
The Bodie Island Light Station, sitting between pine trees and a freshwater marsh, offers a distinct natural setting from other lighthouses in the seashore. The tower and surrounding area provide a wealth of subject matter for photographers. The lighthouse is an important part of local history and a favorite spot for visitors.
Did You Know?
The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is the tallest brick structure ever moved. When it was built in 1870, it stood 1,500 feet from the shore. By 1999, the lighthouse was within 100 feet of the ocean. To protect it from the encroaching sea, it was moved inland a total of 2,900 feet over a 23-day period.